Benefits of Family Membership

Ongoing Advisor Support

  • PLNY advisors are expert educators with comprehensive experience & close working relationships with hundreds of independent schools.

  • Receive unlimited 1-1 advisory meetings to discuss preschool, kindergarten, lower, middle, upper, boarding or special needs admission. 

Publications & Resources 

  • the Review—receive PLNY’s annual journal on parenting & education.

  • Guide to New York City Preschools—access the only annually updated New York City preschool guide, including nearly 300 listings.

  • Let’s Play—explore a comprehensive directory featuring activities for infants, toddlers & preschoolers.

  • Online School Directory—search a list of over 300 independent & private schools with detail & up-to-date information about enrollment, tuition, ages & more.

  • Parents League Online Newsletter & Blog—learn from PLNY’s exclusive articles & videos on parenting & education.

  • Educational provider and camp resource listings—research opportunities for your family.

Panels & Presentations

  • Access to free presentations from top experts in the fields of parenting & education—including authors, family psychologists, longtime educators, local heads of schools, & more. 

Ongoing Member Rate

  • After the first 12 months of membership, families will be offered the opportunity to renew membership at a discounted "ongoing member" rate.

 

Become a family member now!
 

If you’re applying for financial aid at independent schools, apply for a discounted membership.

 

 

Upcoming Events

Prepare for the ISEE and SSAT 2024
Speaker:
I-fan Quirk, Advantage Testing
Venue:
Virtual Event
A link will be emailed to all registrants
New York, NY 10028
When:
Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Time:
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Members: Register here
College Admissions 2024
Speaker:
Joie Jager-Hyman, Ed.D, College Advisor, Founder and President of CP360
Venue:
Virtual Event
A link will be emailed to all registrants
New York, NY 10028
When:
Thursday, March 7, 2024
Time:
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Members: Register here
Non-Members: Register here

PLNY Blog

by Richard Weissbourd, Making Caring Common Project, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Raising a caring, respectful, ethical child is and always has been hard work. But it’s something all of us can do. Here you will find a set of guideposts to raising caring, respectful, and ethical children, along with tips for putting them into action.

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