The Parents League of New York Fall 2011 Events

by NYC Firm Schools on September 16, 2011

The Parents League of New York is hosting a series of events, workshops, and panels during Fall 2011 (check website for registration information):

  • Kindergarten Admissions Panel Discussion
    Panelists: Julia Heaton, Director of Admissions, Little Red School House and Elizabeth Irwin High School (LREI); Julianne Kaplan, Director of Admissions, The Birch Wathen Lenox School; Ronnie Jankoff, Director of Admissions, The Allen-Stevenson School; Kelly Pierre, Director of Admissions, The Hewitt School
    When: Monday, September 26, 2011
    Time: 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM
    Location: Marjorie S. Dean Little Theater at The West Side YMCA, 5 West 63rd Street
  • Kindergarten Child Interviews: What you should know and what they should know
    Speakers: Nancy Schulman & Ellen Birnbaum
    When: Wednesday, October 5, 2011
    Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Location: The Diller-Quaile School of Music, 24 E. 95th Street
  • Instilling a Love of Reading: Beyond the Words
    Speaker: Sandra Rubenstein
    When: Thursday, October 13, 2011
    Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Location: York Preparatory School, 40 W. 68th Street
  • Writing Readiness: The Stages and Steps to Fine Motor Skill Development
    Speaker: Penny Mishkin, MS, OTR, Pediatric Occupational Therapist
    When: Wednesday, October 19, 2011
    Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Location: The Parents League Office, 115 East 82nd Street, Ground Floor, Between Park and Lexington
  • The Meaning of Relationship: How visible communication and the joy of learning among teachers, children, and parents can influence early childhood education
    Speakers: Lella Gandini, Reggio Children United States Liason for the Dissemination of the Reggio Emilia Approach and Amelia Gambetti, International Network Coordinator for Reggio Children, responsible for promotion and development initiatives, while she continues to be the US Liason for Consultancy to Schools
    When: Monday, October 24, 2011
    Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Location: The Town School, 540 East 76th Street, $15 per person
    Co-sponsored by Blue School, Beginnings Nursery School, and The Parents League of New York.
  • Block Building: Foundation for Math & Science Skills, Speaker: Jean Schreiber
    Speaker: Jean Schreiber
    When: Wednesday, October 26, 2011
    Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Location: Ethical Culture Fieldston School, 33 Central Park West
  • Homework: Stresses & Strategies
    Speaker: Julie Ross
    When: Tuesday, November 1, 2011
    Time: 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    Location: Philosophy Day School, 12 East 79th Street
  • The Style of Good Speech: Promoting Confident & Thoughtful Speakers
    Speaker: Tim Burroughs, Chair of The English Department, The Buckley School
    When: Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Location: The Parents League Office, 115 East 82nd Street, Ground Floor, Between Park and Lexington

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