Benefits of Family Membership

School Advisory Services

  • Unlimited one-on-one appointments with a Parents League School Advisor to discuss kindergarten, lower, middle, upper, boarding & special needs admission
  • Preschool Admission Workshop with unlimited preschool admissions phone consultations
  • Continued support from Parents League School Advisors throughout the admissions process

Parents League School Advisors have over 125 years of combined experience as administrators, admission directors, teachers and board members at schools. 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.

Member Benefit Programs

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

Past speakers include:

  • Frank Bruni, acclaimed New York Times journalist and author of Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be
  • Jessica Lahey, author of The Gift of Failure
  • Ellen Birnbaum, Director, 92nd Street Y Nursery School
  • William V.N. Philip, Headmaster, Westminster School

Past topics include:

  • Kindergarten Child Interview
  • Instilling a Love of Reading
  • Digital Citizenship

Member Resources

  • Review: our annual journal on parenting & education
  • Guide to New York City Preschools: the only annually updated New York City preschool guide with nearly 300 listings
  • Let’s Play: a comprehensive directory featuring activities for infants, toddlers & preschoolers
  • Online School Directory: Listing over 300 independent & private schools with information about enrollment, tuition, ages and more
  • Blog: exclusive articles and videos on parenting and education available to current members
  • Camp advice and information: summer camp advisor available to speak with members about camps and summer programs

Office

  • Parents League Tutoring File: a regularly updated file of tutors organized by subject
  • Our bulletin board: postings from nannies and caregivers and parents as well as school announcements and activities for children


Get started with Family Membership

If you are applying for financial aid at independent schools, click here to apply for a discounted membership.

Preschool Admissions Workshops

When:
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm
When:
Monday, May 7, 2018
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm
When:
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm
When:
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Upcoming Events

Special Education and the Preschool-Aged Child
Speaker:
Regina Skyer, Special Education Lawyer
Venue:
Parents League Office
115 East 82nd Street
Between Park & Lexington Avenues, first floor
New York, NY 10028
United States
When:
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Time:
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Members: Register here
NYC Preschool Fair 2018
Venue:
St. Bart's
325 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022
United States
When:
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Time:
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Members: Register here
Non-Members: Register here

PLNY Blog

by Kal Chany, College Financial Aid Consultant

Don't let the process of applying for financial aid intimidate you. Kalman A. Chany, a college financial aid consultant and the author of Paying for College Without Going Broke, tackles common financial aid questions and provides solid answers through in this discussion with Gina Malin, Executive Director, Parents League of New York.

by MARJORIE GOLDSMITH, Former Director, All Souls School

We are fortunate to have many different kinds of early childhood schools in New York City. But when investigating these schools in order to choose one for your child, you may find the many educational approaches and philosophies that describe them a bit dizzying.