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
  • Panel Presentations for Prospective Parents
  • Member School Directory and Publications
  • Online Member School Directory
  • Advisory Services
  • Grade Openings
  • Workshops and Forums
  • Spring Reception

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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

What to Do Before 2
Speaker:
Natalie Alterman
Venue:
Parents League Office
115 East 82nd Street
Between Park & Lexington Avenues, first floor
New York, NY 10028
When:
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Time:
12:00pm - 1:15pm
Members: Register here
Paying for college
Speaker:
Kal Chany
Venue:
Birch Wathen Lenox School
210 East 77th Street
Between Second and Third Avenues
New York, NY 10075
When:
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Time:
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Members: Register here

Preschool Admissions Workshops

When:
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm
When:
Monday, February 24, 2020
Time:
9:00am - 10:30am
When:
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm
When:
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm

PLNY Blog

by Gina Malin, Executive Director and Evie Gurney, School Advisor

Gina and Evie discuss the middle school and high school admission process when transitioning from public to private school.

A lot is dependent on what works for your family and child; some families need the childcare and like the idea of their child being in a preschool setting early on.