Founded in 1913 as a coalition of parents and independent and private schools, the Parents League of New York supports families and children by providing a broad range of educational and parenting resources.

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If you represent an independent or private school click here to learn how to apply for School Membership, or call us at 212-737-7385. Annual membership dues are based on the total enrollment of the school.

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  • $200 membership expires 6/30/2017
  • $400 membership expires 6/30/2019

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  • School Advisory Appointments and Workshops
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Upcoming Events

Andrew Solomon Acclaimed Author, Professor and Activist
Trinity School
101 West 91st Street
New York, NY 10024
United States
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Sally Tannen, Director, 92Y Parenting Center
Park Avenue Methodist Day School
106 East 86th Street
New York, NY 10028
United States
Thursday, November 10, 2016
6:30pm - 7:45pm


by Nancy Schulman, Division Head of the Early Learning Center at Avenues: The World School, and Ellen Birnbaum, Director of the 92nd Street Y Nursery School.

In this video Nancy Schulman and Ellen Birnbaum describe what schools are looking for during the kindergarten child interview and provide helpful strategies to prepare.

by PATRICIA HAYOT Head, The Chapin School

When we stop playing, we stop developing, and when that happens, the laws of entropy take over—things fall apart. Ultimately we…stop fully interacting with the world, more plant than animal. When we stop playing, we start dying. – STUART BROWN, M.D.