Are you a city parent wondering where to send your kiddos to preschool? The Neighborhood Parents Network (NPN) is your best friend in this often confusing and overwhelming journey. They have a number of resources to help parents navigate the city school selection process. If you are on this search, you have to attend one of their school fairs. This is time well-spent.
South Side Preschool and Elementary School Fair. To help South Side families facing the overwhelming process of choosing a school for their children, Neighborhood Parents Network (NPN), Hyde Park Parent Support Network (PSN), and Hyde Park Neighborhood Club are joining forces to present the 3rd annual South Side Preschool and Elementary School Fair Saturday, September 22, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. at the Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., in Chicago.
This event is free and open to the public. Free neighborhood parking is available. The fair provides families in and around Chicago’s South Side with access to public and private school options. Those in attendance will have the opportunity to meet representatives from numerous schools, enrichment programs and family-friendly businesses from across the city, as well as the Chicago Public Schools Office of Early Childhood Education and Office of Access and Enrollment.
NPN Annual Preschool and Elementary School Fair. On Saturday, October 13th, 2012, from 10:00 am-2:00 pm, NPN brings together more than 130 exhibitors to give our NPN member families unparalleled access to representatives of public and private schools, enrichment programs, family friendly businesses, and nonprofits. Each year, nearly 1,000 parents turn to NPN to help them navigate Chicago school search by attending this event. This event takes place at the Grossinger City Autoplex (1561 N. Fremont). Note that only Neighborhood Parents Network Members are admitted to this event. Admission is free but RSVP is required. Parent registration will open September 6th. For more details, visit: http://www.npnparents.org/
Good luck in your school search! And please know that everything will work out and you will find a school that you absolutely love. Don't lose sleep over this! Trust me.