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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  • Annual School Fairs
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  • Online Member School Directory
  • Advisory Services
  • Grade Openings
  • Workshops and Forums
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  • School Advisory Appointments and Workshops
  • Lectures, Panels and Events on Parenting and Education
  • Parents League Publications
  • Online School Directory
  • Camp Advice and Information
  • Office Bulletin Board and Tutoring File

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Financial Aid Memberships available.

Upcoming Events

Parenting in the Digital Age
Speaker:
Samira Nanda Sine & Tali Horowitz, Common Sense Media
Venue:
LREI - Little Red School House & Elisabeth Irwin High School
272 Sixth Avenue
(at Bleecker Street)
New York, NY 10014
When:
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Time:
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Members: Register here
Special Needs School Advice
Speaker:
Chantal Aflalo and Laura Mazzaro, Special Needs School Advisors
Venue:
Parents League Office
115 East 82nd Street
Between Park & Lexington Avenues, first floor
New York, NY 10028
When:
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Time:
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Members: Please call the Parents League office at 212-737-7385 to register.

Preschool Admissions Workshops

When:
Friday, February 7, 2020
Time:
9:00am - 10:30am
When:
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm
When:
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm
When:
Monday, February 24, 2020
Time:
9:00am - 10:30am

PLNY Blog

by Jean Rosenberg, Director, Chelsea Day School

Research tells us that many adults believe that literacy begins at 2 years of age, often when the child is beginning to use understandable speech. However, much development has happened prior to 2 years of age so that the child is able to utter understandable words. From the moment of birth, the baby instinctively responds to language, eye contact, touch.

by Lawrence Momo, Director, College Counseling, Trinity School

The process of applying to college is about a great many things, quite apart from where one goes after high school graduation. It is about figuring out what you value, what you want and who you would like your college classmates to be over the next four years.