Past Speakers

Andrew Solomon at Trinity School

Each year Parents League provides our members with presentations from top experts in the fields of parenting and education. Admission is free for members.

Past speakers include:

Kal Chany: Paying for College Without Going Broke: A College Financing Seminar

Kate Engle: How to Talk About Race with White Children

Dr. Ned Hallowell: The Untapped Power of Human Connection

Megan Pamela Ruth Madison: How to Talk About Race with Children of Color

Aija Mayrock, Writer, Activist and Actress: One Teen’s Story of Surviving Bullying

Jean Schreiber, Early Childhood Educational Consultant: Minimizing Power Struggles with Toddlers and Preschool Children

Nancy Schulman, Head of the Early Learning Center at Avenues: The World School and Ellen Birnbaum, Director of Early Childhood Programs for 92Y: The Kindergarten Child Interview

Regina Skyer & Associates, Special Education Lawyers: Special Education & the Preschool-Aged Child and Turning Five

Andrew Solomon, Acclaimed Author, Professor and Activist: Diverse Parents and Diverse Children: Loving Across Difference

Sally Tannen, Director, 92Y Parenting Center: Limit Setting for Toddlers and Preschoolers and Encouraging Independence

Katherine Windsor, Head of Miss Porter’s School and Peter Becker, Head of The Gunnery: What is Boarding School Really Like?

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Upcoming Events

Preschool in NYC 2023
Ann Levine, Parents League School Advisor
Virtual Workshop
A link will be emailed to all registrants
New York, NY 10028
Tuesday, February 7, 2023
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Members: Register here
Special Needs Admissions Panel 2023
Special Needs School Admissions Directors
Virtual Panel Discussion
A link will be emailed to all registrants
New York, NY 10028
Tuesday, February 7, 2023
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Members: Register here
Non-Members: Register here