Author - Laura Gradman

Chicago preschool pro

Laura Gradman is a Licensed Professional Counselor with ten years of experience as an educational consultant, guidance counselor and teacher. Personal experience, combined with countless conversations with other parents about navigating the often-overwhelming task of finding the right school, led to the creation of Chicago Preschool Pro.

Five Ways to Reinvigorate Your School Search

For Chicago’s young families, admissions season is a flurry of dates, deadlines, research and introspection.  The beginning of the process feels exciting and enlightening as families explore the plethora of options that exist in our city, both public and private.  As time goes on, excitement morphs into anxiety and stress and the idea that admissions decisions are out of their hands can make families feel like they are at the mercy of the system.  Letters of acceptance, non-acceptance or w...

Posted on March 24, 2014 at 8:00 AM by Laura Gradman