Although our physical office is closed, we are pleased to be able to still fully connect with you online for advisory appointments, admissions workshops and events. And check our blog to register for a virtual admissions event at one of our member schools. Further details here

Executive Director Search

On February 19, 2021, Gina Malin, Executive Director of the Parents League of New York, jointly announced with the Parents League Board of Directors her retirement at the end of June 2021. The Board of Directors has commenced a search to find the next Parents League Executive Director. We will provide periodic updates on this page and, when appropriate, via email to the Parents League community at large. If you are interested in applying, please send your letter of introduction and resume to [email protected]

View job description here

Communications to the Parents League Community

Gina Malin and Board of Directors announcement - February 19, 2021, Read here

Search Committee

Kathleen Walas, Board of Directors – Search Committee Chair

Marye Elmlinger, Secretary, Board of Directors

Kathy Heinzelman, Past President

Mark Lauria, Treasurer, Board of Directors

Vivian Lin, Board of Directors

Erika Matt, Vice President, Board of Directors

Liza Oneglia, Vice President, Board of Directors

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Upcoming Events

Kindergarten Fair 2021
Multi-day Virtual Fair
A link will be emailed to all registrants
New York, NY 10028
Friday, April 23, 2021
9:00am - 8:30pm
Members: Register here
Non-Members: Register here
Kindergarten Admissions Workshop 2021
Ann Spagnola, Parents League School Advisor
Virtual Workshop
A link will be emailed to all registrants
New York, NY 10028
Monday, April 26, 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Members: Register here


While you may not be able to visit our wonderful member schools in person, they are making it possible for you to connect virtually. We will keep this list updated so that you can learn about schools during this admissions season.

Gina Malin, Executive Director and Ann Spagnola, Associate Director of School Advisory Services, provide tips for how to begin the kindergarten admissions process for NYC independent and private schools.