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Welcome 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.  

2019 T0 2020 UPCOMING PROGRAMS

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18th Annual Early Childhood Educator Conference

 Rethinking Challenging Behavior:

“Where There’s A Skill, There’s a Way!”

An Introduction to the Collaborative Problem Solving Approach 

Featuring: J. Stuart Ablon, Ph.D.

6 Professional Development Hours awarded in a Certificate of Attendance

Location: Middlesex School, 1400 Lowell Road, Concord MA 

Meets hours needed for "Diverse Learners/Special Needs" training requirements

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Through the Eyes of a Child: The Developmental Impact of Trauma

Two day Saturday Seminar with Jeanine Fitzgerald, January 25 and February 1, 2020 9:30 AM to 3 PM, Certificate of Attendance: 10 PDPs awarded to participants.  Complete both days to earn 1.0 CEU

Trauma reactive children walk through our doors every day and their life experiences have influenced the developmental pathway each follows......

 Meets hours needed for "Diverse Learners/Special Needs" training requirements 

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Working Effectively with Children and Their Parents

Saturday Seminar, November 9, 2019     10:00 AM to 3 PM

Certificate of Attendance: 5 PDPs awarded to participants

Presenter: Rick Irving, LICSW

Morning Session:  The First Date and Beyond: How to work well with all kinds of parents.

Afternoon Session: Young Children, New Beginnings: How to understand and respond well. 

Meets hours needed for "Diverse Learners/Special Needs" training requirements 

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Professional Development Evening Workshops for Early Childhood Educators, 2019 - 2020

Six workshops each offering Certificate of Attendance stating that 2 Professional Development hours were earned.

Location: Sessions held at the Harvey Wheeler Community Center, 1276 Main Street, West Concord MA

Free parking available in parking lot behind the Harvey Wheeler Community Center.

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Building Science Learning on Children’s Natural Curiosity

SATURDAY SEMINAR April 11, 2020 10:00 AM to 3 PM

Presenters: Karen Worth and Jeff Winokur 

Certificate of Attendance: 5 PDPs

Through hands-on (and minds-on) explorations, discussion, classroom video and more, we will explore strategies for creating an environment that encourages young children, including those with special needs and diverse learning styles, to pursue their curiosity and deepen their inquiry into the natural world.

Meets hours needed for "Diverse Learners/Special Needs" training requirements