Upcoming Events

Aug 31

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS: Crafting a Stand Out Application, Speakers: Matthew Greene, Ph.D. & Howard Greene, MA, M.Ed.

Location: The Parents League Office, 115 East 82nd Street, First Floor, Between Park and Lexington Avenues Time: 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Sep 8

Normal Office Hours Resume

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Sep 16

Boarding School Fair

Location: Loyola School, East 83rd Street between Park & Madison Time: 4:30pm - 6:15pm
Sep 17

Middle and Upper Independent School Fair

Location: Loyola School, East 83rd Street between Park & Madison Time: 4:30pm - 6:15pm

Preschool Admission Workshops

Jul 8

Preschool Admissions Workshop

Location: The Parents League Office, 115 East 82nd Street, first floor, between Park and Lexington Avenues Time: 8:30am - 10:00am
Jul 13

Preschool Admissions Workshop

Location: The Parents League Office, 115 East 82nd Street, first floor, between Park and Lexington Avenues Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Jul 14

Preschool Admissions Workshop

Location: The Parents League office, 115 East 82nd Street, first floor, between Park & Lexington Avenues Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Jul 20

Preschool Admissions Workshop

Location: The Parents League Office, 115 East 82nd Street, first floor, between Park and Lexington Avenues Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Jul 21

Preschool Admissions Workshop

Location: The Parents League Office, 115 East 82nd Street, First Floor, Between Park and Lexington Avenues Time: 8:30am - 10:00am

Featured Article

  • The Lexicon of New York City Preschools

    by Marjorie Goldsmith, Director, All Souls School We are fortunate to have many different kinds of early childhood schools in New York City. But when investigating these schools in order to choose one for your child, you may find the many educational approaches and philosophies that describe them a bit dizzying. One school calls its program progressive, another is Montessori; one school might say its curriculum is play-based, with a Bank Street approach; other schools prefer not to be classified as following any one influence. You will see that there is a lot of overlap in methods among the different schools. But regardless of the methods, the schools make sure that their students are prepared with the academic and social skills needed to transition successfully into kindergarten programs. Click here to download the full article

  • Character Education

    Walter C. Johnson, Headmaster, Hackley School For as wood is the material dealt with by the carpenter, bronze by the statuary, so the subject matter of each man’s art of living is his own life. EPICTETUS Pat Bassett, the President of the National Association of Independent Schools, has presented research on educational goals for the 21st century school, and found a consensus among authorities surrounding six skills students will need to succeed and prosper. Click here to download the full article