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:
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm
FULLY BOOKED
When:
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm
FULLY BOOKED
When:
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm
FULLY BOOKED
When:
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm
FULLY BOOKED

Upcoming Events

Demystifying Twos Programs: What to Do Before 2
Speaker:
School Advisors Liza Oneglia and Lisa Khakee
Venue:
Parents League Office
115 East 82nd Street
New York, NY 10028
United States
When:
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Time:
6:00pm - 7:15pm
Fully Booked
Understanding the Social Media World Your Kids Are Living In
Speaker:
PL Hade, Founder of HSSocial Media
Venue:
Parents League Office
115 East 82nd Street
Between Park & Lexington Avenues, first floor
New York, NY 10028
United States
When:
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Time:
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Members: Register here

PLNY Blog

Parents League executive director Gina Malin sits down with Mark Lauria, the executive director of the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS), to talk about what is an independent school, how independent schools are regulated and how to find the right school for your own child.

Executive Director Gina Malin and School Advisor Lisa Khakee tackle common questions parents may have as admission notifications are delivered from independent and private schools throughout the area.