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

Parents League K Interview
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
Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, Parish Hall
921 Madison Avenue
(between E. 73rd & E. 74th Streets)
New York, NY 10021
United States
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Members: Register here
Parents League Boarding School Fair
Loyola School
980 Park Avenue
Entrance on 83rd Street
New York, NY 10028
United States
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
4:30pm - 6:15pm
Members: Register here
Non-Members: Register here

Preschool Admission Workshops

Monday, October 2, 2017
5:30pm - 7:00pm



In “Thirteen Ways of Looking At A Blackbird,” poet Wallace Stevens takes something familiar—an ordinary blackbird—and by looking at it from many different perspectives, makes us think about it in new ways.

by PILAR CABEZA DE VACA, Head of School, The Madeira School

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.