Upcoming Events

Feb 15

Office Closed for President's Day Holiday

Feb 16

Office Closed for President's Day Holiday

Mar 2

MUSIC FOR YOUNG PEOPLE, Speaker: George Steel, Former Artistic Director, The City Opera

Location: Professional Children’s School, 132 West 60th Street, between Columbus Avenue and 10th Avenue. Time: 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Mar 8

WHERE YOU GO IS NOT WHO YOU'LL BE, Speaker: Frank Bruni, Author and Acclaimed New York Times Journalist

Location: The Town School, 540 East 76th Street at the East River Time: 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Mar 21

Office Closes for Spring Break

Preschool Admission Workshops

Feb 18

Preschool Admissions Workshop: FULLY BOOKED

Location: The Parents League Office, 115 East 82nd Street, first floor, between Park & Lexington Aves. Time: 8:30am - 10:10am
Feb 23

Preschool Admissions Workshop: FULLY BOOKED

Location: The Parents League Office, 115 East 82nd Street, first floor, between Park & Lexington Aves. Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Mar 9

Preschool Admissions Workshop: FULLY BOOKED

Location: The Parents League Office, 115 East 82nd Street, first floor, between Park & Lexington Aves. Time: 8:30am - 10:00am
Mar 17

Preschool Admissions Workshop: FULLY BOOKED

Location: Parents League Office, 115 East 82nd Street, first floor, between Park & Lexington Aves. Time: 8:30am - 10:00am
Apr 5

Preschool Admissions Workshop

Location: Parents League Office, 115 East 82nd Street, first floor, between Park & Lexington Aves Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Featured Article

  • What to Look for in a Small Nursery School

    by Estelle Hofstetter, Co-Director, Bellevue South Nursery School As the parent of an infant or toddler, you are probably beginning to consider a preschool program for your child. You may be a native New Yorker who is well familiar with the nursery schools you and your friends attended. Or you may be a transplant, new to the independent school world, trying to wade through park bench wisdom to get the lay of the land. Whichever you are, keep your eyes open: don’t overlook the small programs in your neighborhood. You might find one that is just the right fit for your family. Download the full Article

  • The College Process: Heart, Brain, Courage

    Paul Burke, Head of School, Nightingale-Bamford School In the spring of 2012, Nightingale students put on a stirring performance of The Wizard of Oz. Chosen in large part to recognize our own Dorothy—beloved, retiring Head of School Dorothy Hutcheson—the play was everything that she is: bold, witty and, importantly, community-oriented. It was the rare production that had significant contributions from students in all three of Nightingale’s divisions. Admittedly, I do not love the Wizard of Oz. When I was young it scared me, and as I got older it bored me. I found myself moved by this production, however. In part, it was the context: the students were inspiring and the teaching was exemplary. It wasn’t just the players though. This time, for the first time, the story reached me as well. When Glinda the Good Witch turns to a seemingly hopeless Dorothy and says “every journey brings us back to where you start,” I could not help but think that somehow this is what we were after: the knowledge that we often find what we need in ourselves. Click here to download the full article