Advisory Services

One of the most valuable aspects of membership is the opportunity to consult with Parents League School Advisors about admissions to independent and private schools. Advisory consultations are included with membership.

Parents League School Advisors

Parents League School Advisors have over 125 years of combined experience as administrators, admission directors, teachers and board members at schools including The Brearley School, The Buckley School, Central Synagogue May Family Nursery School, Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School, The Episcopal School, Grace Church School, The Town School, and Trevor Day School.  We have a unique and close working relationship with over 300 independent day and boarding schools, enabling us to provide families with up to date information about schools and admissions policies.

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School Fair

Membership for Schools

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.

  • 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

More Information about Memberships for Schools

Family Membership

Take advantage of our many benefits including school admissions advice, events and publications.

  • $200 membership expires 6/30/2017
  • $400 membership expires 6/30/2019

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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

More Information about Family Memberships

Advisory Inquiries

Request an appointment with a Parents League School Advisor.

Preschool Admission Workshops

@The Parents League Office
115 East 82nd Street, First Floor
Between Park & Lexington Aves.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Monday, February 13, 2017
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Monday, March 6, 2017
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Admissions Events

The Brick Presbyterian Church
62 East 92nd Street
New York, NY 10128
United States
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Grace Church
86 Fourth Avenue
between 10th & 11th Streets (behind Grace Church School)
New York, NY 10003
United States
Monday, April 24, 2017
6:30pm - 7:45pm


In this modern age of distraction, many parents and teachers are concerned about the short and long term effects of electronic over-usage combined with academic, family, peer and extra-curricular stress. 
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by CAROLYN SALZMAN, Head of School, The Gateway Schools (Review 2015)

You make decisions for your child every day. You choose his food, his playmates, his clothes. You expect to make these choices; in fact, you hardly think about them because they are grounded in your experience and guided by your vision for your family. There is one decision, however, that you may not have expected you would have to make: mainstream or special education.