School Fair 2021
Welcome to NPN’s Annual Preschool & Elementary School Fair! Held every fall, NPN’s Annual Preschool & Elementary School Fair has been the No. 1 resource for school-searching parents for over 20 years! This page contains everything you need to know to make the most of this year’s virtual fair.
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School & Daycare Directory
Research more than 1,100 schools in NPN’s School & Daycare Directory. Use the search filters to find exactly what you are looking for. Watch videos and find key information such as school size, application deadlines, and more.
Virtual Coffee Sessions
Attend live, virtual coffee sessions with notable schools. Talk live with admissions directors, heads of schools, and parents. This resource lists the date, time, and link for each virtual coffee.
Open House Calendar
Register for school open houses and tours. Listed by date, for your convenience. Use the School & Daycare Directory to find open houses by school name.
Learn how to navigate Chicago Public Schools by attending these live breakout sessions with Chicago School GPS:
CPS 101: Questions & Answers
Friday, Oct 8, 2021 12:00 - 1:00 PM Central Time
Join via Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 914 6097 5059
CPS 201: Selective Enrollment Elementary Schools Questions & Answers
Friday, Oct 15, 2021 12:00 - 1:00 PM Central Time
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 953 9966 2267
Before attending CPS 101 and CPS 201, you may find it beneficial to view these videos first:
CPS 101 (1 hr)
CPS 101: Understanding Tiers (30 min)
CPS Preschools Decoded (1 hr, 6 minutes)
NPN Discussion Forum
Talk with your fellow NPN members about schools, the school search process, and managing it all. Visit the NPN Discussion Forum.