The NDECPTA connects local families through learning and play to
foster growth at home and in our community.


VP of Programs - Sarah Reidy

Join us the first Friday of the month in Meaders Hall at Cochran Chapel United Methodist Church.  
All meetings include time to socialize with fellow members, light breakfast and coffee,
short business meeting and informative discussion.

Where are meetings held?
Cochran Chapel
United Methodist Church
*Note: Meetings are held in the Chapel building and Nursery is located in a separate building at the bottom of the hill 
(Apprx. 300 feet from the Chapel building)
9027 Midway Road, just south of Northwest Hwy.


When are the meetings?
Meetings are typically held on the 1st Friday morning of each month, September through May.



Typical meeting agenda:
9:30a Coffee/Light Breakfast
10:00a Business Meeting
10:30a Speaker/Discussion
11:30a Conclusion

General Meeting Dates and Programs: 
(2017-2018)

**August 21 at 7:30pm hosted at Mi Camino 3830 W Northwest Hwy Ste 300. 75220: Daycare, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Oh My! : Playful strategies to help your child cope with separation” with Erica Sewell, LCSW, RPT, CAS

September 8: “Does anyone know what this rash is? Pediatric Health Questions: Answered." with Dr. Cassandra Wright

October 6: “Am I a bad mom or is this just anxiety?”  with Madison Duncan, MS, LPC  and Michelle Phelan, MS, LPC-Intern, NCC (Supervised by Laura Pace, PhD, LPC-S, RPT)

November 3: “The Meyers Briggs Type Indicator” with Jane Winge, MSA

**December 7: Holiday Gift Market

January 12: “Love an Organized Life” with Lorraine Brock from Get Organized

**February date TBD: “How to eat healthy and develop good habits in our fast paced world.” with Meridan Zerner, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD Dietician, from the Cooper Fitness Center

March 2: Summer Activities Fair

April 6: “Find your mommy fitness groove ” with Cait Dunn

May 4: End of the Year Brunch, Gift Market and Silent Auction  


For More Information on the Programs, click here. 


Is there childcare available?
During our monthly meetings, a Nursery is available from 9:15a-11:45a for children 6 months of age and older. To utilize the nursery, reservations must be made online by noon on Monday prior to each meeting. We can not guarantee walkups will be accommodated.

Children under the age of 6 months are welcome to attend the meetings with you.

Fall Nursery:

The Nursery for the September and November General Meetings is at no additional charge to our members.

Spring Nursery: 

The nursery for meetings in January, March, April, and May will be provided at no additional cost to members.


Snacks are provided to children 18 months and older, and a short program is planned for children 2 years and older.

If you have questions about our nursery, please email our Nursery Chair, Elisa Roby

To make a nursery reservations, visit our Events page (member only access)


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