Workshops and Panels

Last Updated: February 24, 2019

 

 
Every spring, Robin Aronow conducts two workshops, which are open-to-the-public. Her Life After Nursery Series includes: The Private School Admission Process and the Manhattan and Citywide Public School Admission Process.

Please scroll down below to learn more about these workshops and to register. Please also be aware that to have successfully registered for any of these events, you must receive confirmation from both Robin via Constant Contact and from Paypal in regards to your payment.  The Paypal site allows you to securely pay for the workshops using either a credit card or your Paypal account.  Please contact her if you have any problems with registration.
 
Please note that Robin also conducts both her Private School and Public School Life After Nursery School workshops onsite at businesses during lunchtime for their employees, at nursery schools or in homes for groups of parents. If interested in hosting such a workshop, please use the contact information below for pricing and date availability, or to get answers to any of your questions.  Descriptions of possible workshop topics appear below.

As Robin works with families entering the admission process for grades Nursery-12th grade, she also conducts workshops on applying to Middle and High Schools held at your elementary or middle school setting.  For more information on these possible workshops, please contact Robin using the information at the bottom of this page.
 
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PRIVATE SCHOOL ADMISSION EVENTS


Life After Nursery School:
An Overview of the Private School
Admission Process

April 3, 2019
West Side YMCA Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater
5 W. 63rd St., New York, NY 10023
Sign-in 6:00-6:25 PM; Presentation 6:30-8:30 PM
Early Cost: $50 for one family member/$55 for two;
    Available for purchase is a 40-Page $15 Information Packet
    on Applying to both Private and Public schools,
    if not previously purchased
    

 
Robin Aronow conducts this overview workshop in which she discusses private school admission.
 
Workshop topics include:
  • Getting Started; Valuable Resources
  • New Schools
  • Admission Facts and Application Procedures
  • Timelines
  • What to Look For When Touring
  • Factors to Consider in Your Decision
  • Private vs. Public
  • Co-ed vs. Single Sex
  • Progressive vs Traditional
  • Testing and New Admission Screening Tools
  • Applications and Essays
  • Parent Interviews
  • Child Visits
  • References
  • ISAAGNY Reports
  • ISAAGNY Policy on First Choice Letters
  • Financial Aid
 

TO REGISTER FOR THE PRIVATE SCHOOL WORKSHOP, PLEASE SCROLL OVER THE NAME OF THE WORKSHOP BELOW

APRIL 3RD PRIVATE SCHOOL
ADMISSION OVERVIEW WORKSHOP

 


PLEASE CONTINUE SCROLLING DOWN FOR THE PUBLIC SCHOOL WORKSHOP REGISTRATION.

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PUBLIC SCHOOL ADMISSION EVENTS

Life After Nursery School:
An Overview of the Manhattan and Citywide
Public School Admission Process

May 15, 2019
Ansche Chesed Synagogue
251 W. 100th St. at West End Avenue
New York, NY 10025
Sign-in 6:00-6:25 PM; Presentation 6:30-8:30 PM

Early Cost: $50 for one family member/$55 for two
    Available for purchase is a 40-Page $15 Information Packet
    on Applying to both Private and Public schools,
    if not previously purchased

 
 

Robin Aronow conducts this overview workshop in which she discusses Manhattan and Citywide Public School options and admission processes.  Workshop topics include:
  • Getting Started; Valuable Resources
  • Admission Facts and Application Procedures
  • Timelines
  • What to Look For When Touring
  • Factors to Consider in Your Decision: Standardized Testing, Progress Reports, Community Satisfaction
  • Public vs Private
  • Gifted vs General Education
  • A Myriad of Options
    • Zoned Schools in Districts 2-6 and Overcrowding
    • Lottery Schools in District 1
    • Non-Zoned Schools of Choice
    • Dual Language Programs
    • Charter Schools
    • Gifted and Talented
      • Hunter College Elementary School
      • Special Music School
      • Citywide Gifted and Talented Programs: Anderson, NEST+M, TAG, 30th Avenue, STEM, BIS
      • District Gifted and Talented Programs
      • Stanford-Binet and DOE Gifted and Talented Criteria
    • Special Education
       

TO REGISTER FOR THE PUBLIC SCHOOL WORKSHOP, PLEASE SCROLL OVER THE NAME OF THE WORKSHOP BELOW

MAY 15TH MANHATTAN AND CITYWIDE OPTIONS PUBLIC SCHOOL
ADMISSIONS OVERVIEW WORKSHOP

 
 
 
For more information, or if you are unable to attend these workshops or wish to sponsor ones at your nursery school, business or home,
please contact Robin Aronow at:
robin@schoolsearchnyc.com or 212-316-0186