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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Upcoming Events

Speaker:
Adam Nguyen, Ivy Link
Venue:
Parents League Office
115 East 82nd Street
New York, NY 10028
United States
When:
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Time:
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Speaker:
Elaine Perlman, Author and Parents League School Advisor
Venue:
Parents League Office
115 East 82nd Street
Between Park & Lexington Avenues, first floor
New York, NY 10028
United States
When:
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Time:
6:30pm - 7:45pm
FULLY BOOKED

Preschool Admission Workshops

When:
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Time:
6:00pm - 7:30pm
When:
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm
When:
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Time:
9:00am - 10:30am
When:
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm

PLNY Blog

by PILAR CABEZA DE VACA, Head of School, The Madeira School (Review 2016)

There is much talk in the education arena about disruptive innovation. Due to technology, examples of disruption to the status quo abound in the world around us. Just look at what has happened in the music industry when streaming made records and CDs obsolete, in higher education with the advent of MOOCs, in the movie industry with Netflix. Other disruptions also come to mind: Uber, with its challenge to taxi services, Airbnb, with its threat to traditional hotels and travel agents. The list could go on endlessly, as it continues to change seemingly daily.

by JESSICA LAHEY, Educator and Writer (Review 2016)

When my students take tests or quizzes, I like to walk around the room to check on their progress, ensure they understand my questions, and whisper encouragement where it’s needed. I read their body language and watch them respond to the challenge of particularly difficult sections. In these unguarded moments, I see their mindsets laid bare: some attack the assessment with bravado and glee, eager for the challenge. Others come to the page with hesitation and concern, in doubt of their abilities or second-guessing their preparation.