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October 16, 2021
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Oct 16, 2021 02:00 PM Oct 17, 2021 04:59 AMHeld every fall, NPN’s Annual Preschool & Elementary School Fair has been the No. 1 resource for school-searching parents for over 20 years! Parents can chat with reps from Chicago preschools and private elementary schools and attend breakout sessions about Chicago public schools. This year our school fair is virtual and runs from Saturday, September 25th through Saturday, October 16th. See the list of participating schools here.
This year's fair consists of smart, organized, and one-of-a-kind resources and virtual events. FREE for NPN members! (Members, login to register).
Register now to access:
1. Updated and new information in our School and Daycare Directory
- File downloads
- And more
2. An open house calendar
- No need to search all over for dates, we pull them together for you in one simple document
- Updated weekly as schools confirm/add dates
- Register now to receive the link to the calendar
3. Live, virtual coffee talks with schools
- Meet private school representatives
- Watch a short, live presentation by the school
- Ask questions
- Register now for the schedule and links
4. Breakout sessions that explain everything you need to know about Chicago Public Schools
10/8/21 12:00 - 1:00pm CPS 101: Questions & Answers (FREE with school fair registration, receive the Zoom link in your school fair confirmation email)
10/15/21 12:00 - 1:00pm CPS 201: Selective Enrollment Elementary Schools Questions & Answers (FREE with school fair registration, receive the Zoom link in your school fair confirmation email)
10/22/21 12:00 - 1:00pm CPS 301: Selective Enrollment High Schools & Choice Programs (FREE for NPN members, REGISTRATION REQUIRED, register here)
> FREE for NPN members
> $35 non-members, comes with NPN membership to be activated November 1, for new members only. Does not apply to membership reactivations.
>> Or join NPN now for $25 using promo code school21 and access the school fair, and everything NPN has to offer, for free! <<
Questions? Email Executive Director Amy Johnson at email@example.com.
NPN is a 501(c)(3) organization. We rely on the support of our members, partners, supporters, and sponsors to bring exceptional programming like this to parents. We would like to thank our Preschool & Elementary School sponsors for their support:
Thank you to our sponsors
Thank you to our media partner: Crain's Chicago Business Schools: Exhibitor registration is open. Click here to register.
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Oct 16, 2021 07:00 PM 08:30 PM40+ Moms, take break from your little ones and enjoy some time out at Horner Park. Bring a blanket or chair and relax in some fresh air while sharing stories, memories or even a few lessons learned with other understanding moms.
This is a moms ONLY event. Masks are required and social distancing respected. Meeting place with be near southwest side of Horner Park (look for colorful soccer cones). Day of contact info will be provided after registration.
Thank you to our presenting sponsor, Erikson Institute. NPN is proud to share information about Erikson Institute's Fussy Baby Network:
The Fussy Baby Network offers a range of parent support services around crying, sleeping, and feeding issues for babies and toddlers up to age 3. We provide free phone support through our warmline, staff by our warm and caring family/infant specialists. We also offer free virtual home visits to families no matter where they live. Finally, we provide support groups for parents to talk together about the challenges they face and how they cope. All of our services are available in English and Spanish.
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