Progressive Schools NYC

Should I Consider a Progressive Education for My Child?

Speaker: 
NYC Independent School Admissions Directors
Venue: 
Virtual Event
A link will be emailed to all registrants
New York, NY 10028
When: 
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Time: 
8:00pm - 9:00pm

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Finding the right school for your child can seem like a daunting task. In addition to deciding between co-ed vs. single-sex, K-8 vs. K-12, small vs. large schools, parents must also consider whether a traditional or a progressive education is right for their family. However, in today’s educational landscape, it can be challenging to figure out what it means when a school says they are a progressive institution. In order to gain a comprehensive definition of what progressive schools look like, please join a panel of Admissions Directors from several independent schools in New York City, as they share information about their schools and answer frequently asked questions about progressive education. The panel will provide you with a clearer understanding of what attending such a school looks like in New York.

Panelists:
Bank Street - Anita Haber, Director of Admissions
Blue School - Dawn Williams, Director of Enrollment
Brooklyn Heights Montessori School- Elise Mattia, Director of Admissions and Financial Aid
Calhoun School - Jessy Trejo, Director of Admissions
City and Country - Elise Bauer, Director of Admissions
Corlears School- Thea Kabacinski, Dean of Students & Director of Enrollment Management
Dalton School - Judy Calixto, Director of Middle and High School Admissions
Ethical Culture Fieldston School - Charles Guerrero, Director of Admissions, Financial Aid, & Institutional Research
Little Red Schoolhouse and Elisabeth Irwin High School (LREI) - Mary Young, Director of Admissions and Cassie Stafford, Director of Middle School Admissions
Manhattan Country School - Tanya Espy-Disparti, Director of Admissions and Enrollment
Saint Ann’s School - Diana Lomask, Director of Admission
Studio School - Shera Silver, Director of Admissions

Moderator: Gina Malin, Executive Director, Parents League of New York

In an effort to answer all your questions about progressive education, please submit questions here before the start of the event.

 

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Venue:
Virtual Event
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New York, NY 10028
When:
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Time:
7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Financial Aid Independent Schools 2020
Speaker:
Directors of Admissions & Financial Aid
Venue:
Virtual Event
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New York, NY 10028
When:
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Time:
7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Education Programs

High School and Middle School Admissions Virtual Workshop
Speaker:
Evie Gurney, Parents League School Advisor
Venue:
Virtual Workshop
A link will be emailed to all registrants
New York, NY 10028
When:
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Fully Booked
Special Needs Group Discussion
Speaker:
Chantal Aflalo and Laura Mazzaro, Special Needs School Advisors
Venue:
Virtual Event
A link will be emailed to all registrants
New York, NY 10028
When:
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Time:
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Members: Please call the Parents League office at 212-737-7385 to register.
High School and Middle School Admissions Virtual Workshop
Speaker:
Evie Gurney, Parents League School Advisor
Venue:
Virtual Workshop
A link will be emailed to all registrants
New York, NY 10028
When:
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Fully Booked
Special Education Discussion
Speaker:
Chantal Aflalo and Laura Mazzaro, Special Needs School Advisors
Venue:
Virtual Workshop
A link will be emailed to all registrants
New York, NY 10028
When:
Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Time:
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Members: Please call the Parents League office at 212-737-7385 to register.

Preschool Admissions Workshops

When:
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Time:
1:00pm - 2:15pm
When:
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Time:
10:50am - 11:54am
When:
Friday, October 23, 2020
Time:
12:00pm - 1:15pm