Upcoming Events

Nov 25

Office Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

Thru: 11/27/2015
Dec 21

Office Closes For Winter Break

Jan 4

Office Reopens After Winter Break

Jan 25

Special Needs Group Discussion

Location: The Parents League office, 115 East 82nd Street, first floor, between Park & Lexington Avenues Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Jan 28


Location: Church of the Epiphany Day School, 1393 York Avenue Time: 6:30pm - 7:45pm

Featured Article

  • The Measure of Success

    by Rodney V. De Jarnett, Head of School, Dwight-Englewood School Pause for a moment and reflect on the day your child came into your life. I am not sure if you do this often. I do. I know, for example, that when I held my firstborn, my son Tyler, I thought about how surprisingly small he was. And during that day, I remember having my hopes for Tyler. When my daughter Ali was born a few years later, I remember having similar hopes for her. I wanted each to be a good person. I wanted each to be happy. I hoped each would live a fulfilled life, and would find love in life. I wanted each to find something that would instill a lifelong passion.
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  • Growth Mindset and the Future of Our Children

    by Carol Dweck, Professor and Author What do we want our children to be? Do we want them to be people who try to get A’s for the rest of their lives? Who play it safe, curate their resumes, and climb up some pre-ordained ladder? Or do we want children who dream big, blaze new trails, and make outstanding contributions?
    In recent years, I have visited many independent schools and I have seen wonderful educators, wonderful programs, and many thriving students. But I have also seen many fragile and anxious students, students who are wounded by constructive feedback or who live in fear of not getting perfect grades and not getting into the “right” university. Download the full article here