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In addition to supporting in all aspects of the admissions process, Smart City Kids also extends its services to schools and corporations, offering guidance on parenting, education, admissions, and relocation. We provide workshops to organizations on issues related to school admissions, parenting, education, and child development, with the option to customize workshops to meet specific community needs.

Workshops We Offer:

Parenting and Child Development

  • Expecting and New Parents
  • Parents Need Lifting Up, Too!
  • Executive Functioning and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Navigating Challenging Behaviors in Early Childhood
  • Navigating Power Struggles with Young Children
  • Understanding Child Anxiety & Modeling Healthy Coping
  • Developing a Growth Mindset in Children
  • Parenting a Child with ADHD
  • Inspiring Volunteer Work

Nursery and Public School Admissions

  • Nursery, K-12 Admissions
    • Choose a division you would like a workshop on!
  • Boarding School Admissions
  • Understanding the NYC Public School System from Pre-K to HS
  • Understanding NYC Public High School Admissions


  • College Admissions
  • College Admissions & Athletic Recruiting
  • College Mock Admissions Committee
  • Thinking Outside the Ivy Box
  • An Intro to Studying Abroad
  • Colleges for Students Who Need Extra Support
  • Don’t Waste Your Summers!

If your school or company would be interested in offering one of these workshops, please call Smart City Kids at: (212) 249-4066 or email us at:

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All of our free workshops are made available on our YouTube channel! Please click on the video adjacent to view our latest workshop, or click on the button below to visit our channel!

Smart City Kids | 2024 Kindergarten Admissions Panel

Join Directors of Admissions from a range of NYC independent schools to learn about the Kindergarten Admissions Process! Our panelists include:

– Horace Mann School
– Packer Collegiate Institute
– Riverdale Country School
Spence School
– St. Bernard’s School
– Trinity School

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00:00 – Intro
00:08 – About Smart City Kids
02:45 – Our Panelists
17:38 – Smart City Kids & School Relationships
19:35 – Assessing Kids in the Admissions Process
31:00 – Public vs Private School
40:21 – When’s the right time/grade?
43:30 – How is technology used in the classroom?
52:01 – What has kept you at your schools?
1:00:07 – Outro

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Ask an Expert!

Visit our blog, Tell Me What To Do, in which we write about all things education and all things parent. Our resident
writing specialist, Lisa Schalk, comes to you with the perspective of a seasoned parent, a former teacher of 17 years,
and a current educational specialist at Smart City Kids. Her mission is to share wisdom she has accumulated
through her education, and her professional and life experience. In addition to sharing observations about the
world at large, her mission is to analyze and demystify various aspects of education that might puzzle you as a
parent. Click below to see our latest posts, or to see our full archive!


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