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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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  • 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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Upcoming Events

Paying for college
Speaker:
Kal Chany
Venue:
Marymount School of New York
1026 Fifth Avenue
at E. 84th Street
New York, NY 10028
United States
When:
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Time:
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Members: Register here
Speaker:
Speakers: Diana Gersten and Greg Cangiano, Partners, Regina Skyer & Associates
Venue:
Parents League Office
115 East 82nd Street
Between Park & Lexington Avenues, first floor
New York, NY 10028
United States
When:
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Time:
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Members: Register here

Preschool Admissions Workshops

When:
Friday, February 22, 2019
Time:
9:00am - 10:30am
When:
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm
When:
Friday, March 1, 2019
Time:
9:00am - 10:30am
When:
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm

PLNY Blog

Feeling overwhelmed by NYC preschool admissions process? Parents League is here to help. With notification time upon us, we can answers your important questions regarding the timeline, possible outcomes, and effective communication with schools.
 

by Lisa Damour, Clinical Psychologist and Writer

After spending the day reading through research on child and adolescent development, formulating advice for parents, and providing therapeutic support for other people’s children, it can be a funny thing to come home to my own two daughters.