Let us help you navigate the independent and public school process from Pre-K through 8th Grade.
This Tuesday July 10th workshop is an explanation of the admissions process for parents of children entering pre-kindergarten, elementary, and middle in both the New York City public and private school system.
This ninety minute workshop, led by Sheryl Aiken-Sewer, guides families through the admissions process:
- Overview of Department of Education
- Overview of Independent Schools
- What are the best entry points for your child to enter into schools?
- What is your school district?
- What is your school zone?
- What are charter schools?
- What is the school lottery?
- What are the entrance requirements?
- Learn about Testing. What is the difference between IQ tests and cognitive assessment? Tests reviewed include Independent School Entrance Exam and Early Childhood Admission Assessment facilitated by the ERB, Otis-Lenin (OLSAT), Bracken School Readiness Assessment (BSRA), NYC Gifted and Talented Test, Naglieri Non-Verbal Ability Test (2nd Ed), Stanford-Binet.
The emphasis of this workshop is to give parents information about New York City schools and dispel misinformation.
Workshop Leader: Sheryl Aiken-Sewer is a NYS certified school psychologist who holds two Masters Degrees from Columbia University, in School Psychology and Special Education. Sheryl speaks regularly about school-related matters to families, teaching professionals and other psychologists.