*FULL* 2017 Annual Preschool & Elementary School Fair @ DePaul College Prep · Sep 24, 2017

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NPN’s Preschool & Elementary School Fair is an invaluable resource for Chicagoland parents! Ours is the ONLY Chicago school fair that brings together 100 preschools and elementary schools in one location at one time! See a list of exhibiting schools here.

Check out the updates in 2017!

  • --New venue with easier parking!
  • --Better layout and a more manageable exhibit hall!
  • --New workshops to help you focus your school search and navigate the exhibit hall! 


  • Exhibitor Hall opens 9:00 (Exhibit Hall closes at 12:00)
  • Morning Workshops* 9:00 - 10:00 
  • Workshop 1: Preschool Primer presented by Grace Sawin, Chicago School GPS
  • Workshop 2: How to be a Savvy Consumer of Private School Education presented by Dawn Klus, ISACS
  • Afternoon Workshops* 11:30 – 1:00 (Afternoon workshops end after the exhibit hall closes) 
  • Workshop 3: Transitioning from Early Intervention into Preschool, Public & Private presented by Mo Buti, AiepA
  • Workshop 4: CPS 101 presented by Didi Lewis, NPN
  • Exhibitor Hall closes 12:00 (Afternoon workshops end at 1:00)
  • *Workshops will fill on a first come, first serve basis. Pre-registration for workshops is NOT required.



Not a member? Save $15 on a one-year NPN membership through Sept. 23 using promo code NPN15. That's a total savings of $40! Learn more here

Children are welcome to attend with their parents, but please note, there will be NO dedicated activities for children at the school fair. Children must stay with parents at all times. Workshops are for adults only; infants under 6 months old are permitted in carriers or parents' arms. No strollers in the workshops due to space limitations.

Your RSVP/ticket payment is a non-refundable reservation and processing fee. Pictures will be taken at the event to be used by NPN in future NPN publications, web pages and other promotional material for the sole purpose of illustrating the activities at the event. Disclaimer: NPN and event sponsor assume no liability for any and all bodily injury at the event. An NPN memberships entitles two adults free entry to this event.

Location: DePaul College Prep
Address: 3633 N. California Ave.
Chicago, 60618
When: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM · Sep 24, 2017
Who: Members & Non-members - Adults only
Parking: Free and metered street parking. Free attached parking lot is first come, first serve.
Cost: NPN Members have complimentary access included in their membership. **MEMBERS MUST LOG IN TO RSVP.** Non-Member tickets are $25 per person.
Coordinator: NPN
Email: schoolfairs@npnparents.org
    • September
    • 24
    • Sunday

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