Teachers

CPT recognizes that to provide children with a positive learning experience the continued provision of cutting edge approaches and tools to their teachers is of paramount importance.  

CPT offers high quality, low cost, accessible professional development programs, conferences  and workshops  that address both traditional and new challenges faced by teachers. These classes also serve to satisfy teacher CEU requirements. 

Upcoming Programs


Professional Development Evening Workshops for Early Childhood Educators, 2018-2019
Six evening workshops. A certificate awarding 2 Professional Development Hours is given for each workshop attended.  Participants can register for as many of these workshops as they wish. Individual certificates are given at each session.

Location: Most Sessions held at the Harvey Wheeler Community Center, 1276 Main Street, West Concord MA, except for Session III, on Jan 23 (held at Ripley Administration Building)
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Fall 2018 Saturday Seminar 

Seminar Full - Registration Closed  
Techniques and Tips for Your Sensory Tool Kit*
Featuring Lisa van Gorder, OTR/L, CEIS

November 10, 2018,    10 AM to 3 PM
Location: Harvey Wheeler Community Center, 1276 Main Street, Concord MA
Certificate of Attendance:  5 PDPs awarded to participants
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17th Annual Early Childhood Educator Conference:  
Back by Popular Demand!!   Kim John Payne, M.Ed.
Being At Your Best When The Kids Are At Their Worst:
The Simple Classroom Approach to Emotional Self Regulation

Friday, March 15, 2019 9-3 PM
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May 2019 Saturday Seminar   

Learning and Development STEMs from Nature*
Facilitated by Kris Scopinich, M.Ed.

May 4, 2019,    10 AM to 3 PM
Location: Harvey Wheeler Community Center, 1276 Main Street, Concord MA
Certificate of Attendance:  5 PDPs awarded to participants

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Teachers Comments
“..love the practical ideas and the explanation of theory..”

“All areas discussed were helpful…. I will work with the children in my classroom to visualize future tasks….ideas suggested to help the children be more independent.”

“..Concrete examples to help develop executive functioning skills.”

“..gives me specific ideas new to working with children..”

“ ….a better understanding…will help address children lacking good executive function..”