Upcoming Events

Mar 4

WHAT MATTERS TO BOYS, Speaker: Abigail James, Ph.D: FULLY BOOKED

Location: Browning School, 52 East 62nd Street Time: 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Mar 16

Spring Break: Office Closed Until March 30th

Apr 3

Passover/Good Friday: Office Closed

Apr 13

Independent School Kindergarten Fair

Location: Grace Church School, 86 Fourth Avenue, between 11th & 12th Streets Time: 4:30pm - 6:15pm Register

Kindergarten Admissions Panel Discussion

Location: Grace Church, 802 Broadway at 10th Street behind Grace Church School Time: 6:30pm - 7:45pm Register

Preschool Admission Workshops

Mar 2

Preschool Admissions Workshop - Downtown Location

Location: Léman Manhattan Preparatory School, 41 Broad Street, (between Beaver and Exchange) 3rd Floor Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Mar 9

Preschool Admissions Workshop

Location: The Parents League Office, 115 East 82nd Street, between Park and Lexington Avenues, first floor Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Mar 11

Preschool Admissions Workshop

Location: The Parents League office, 115 East 82nd Street, first floor, between Park and Lexington Aves. Time: 8:30am - 10:00am
Apr 1

Preschool Admissions Workshop

Location: The Parents League office, 115 East 82nd Street, first floor, between Park and Lexington Aves. Time: 8:30am - 10:00am
Apr 14

Preschool Admissions Workshop

Location: The Parents League office, 115 East 82nd Street, first floor, between Park and Lexington Aves. Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Featured Article

  • Building Good Day Care

    by Mary Biggs, Director, Basic Trust Day Care
    When I was asked to write an article on what it takes to run a good child care program for children under the age of five, I thought “What an impossible question. I want to answer it!” I think the answer, like most things of any worth, is that it takes a really good idea. The right idea. A good and right idea is a rare thing. It is like a key that opens every door. It’s a hand that guides you through the darkest place. It sorts the wheat from the chaff. You can return to it again and again and it never stops providing answers, inspiration and wisdom. Download the full article here

  • Adolescence: What's the Brain Got to Do with It?

    by Harold Koplewicz, President, Child Mind Institute Mark Twain famously said, “When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
    Teenagers, as many a beleaguered parent can testify, often seem to inhabit a slightly parallel universe, populated only by their peers. Filled with their own passion, conviction and certitude, they can be notoriously deaf to the voice of reason or caution. This makes them prone to exuberant overconfidence, on the one hand, and profound angst on the other. This emotional roller coaster led Anna Freud, Sigmund Freud’s daughter, to claim that having depression is part of being an adolescent. Click here to download the full article