What: Parents Education League will be hosting its annual kindergarten admissions event featuring Los Angeles area admissions directors.
When: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 7:00 pm.
Where: Bel Air Presbyterian Preschool.
Cost: $30 non-members, free for members
Leslie Clark – Calvary Christian School
Christian Davis – Turning Point School
Emma Katznelson – Wildwood School
Beth Kemp – PS1 Pluralistic School
Lauren Wolke – Laurence School
Lisa Zide – Sinai Akiba School
Moderator – Kendall Pillsbury – Sierra Canyon School
Moderated panel topics will include:
•What is Kindergarten Readiness and how do I know if my child is “ready”?
What about summer birthdays and “redshirting”?
•What are the differences between DK, TK, and Pre-K?
•When do I begin applying for Kindergarten?
•How many schools should I apply to?
•What is involved in the application process?
•What do I look for during school visits?
•Does my child’s “learning style” matter?
•What makes a good fit?
•How do Independent schools differ from Public and Charter schools?
•What is Financial Aid and is it available?
•What do I do if my child is wait listed?
This panel discussion will focus only on private/Independent school admissions.
Hosted by Bel Air Presbyterian Preschool.
For more information, visit, www.parentseducationleague.org
Note: There is also a Parents Education League Middle School Admissions Panel on May 4th, 2016.
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