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In-Person Parenting Seminars

Currently, Betsy offers in-person seminars only about school placement, specifically preschool and elementary school. (For additional, topical seminars, see Betsy’s Videos on Demand.)

These seminars meet at a Pacific Palisades location. Each includes a discussion of school philosophies, public and private school differences, a framework observing a school, how to choose a school, the application process, and a, discussion of the particular schools in the general Los Angeles area. These school seminars are offered throughout the year.


Nursery School Know How  Wednesday, February 15, 2017  7:00 to 9:30 pm

 This seminar will acquaint you with early childhood programs (preschools/nursery schools) available   in the City and Valley. We will discuss school philosophies, a framework for finding the school that is right for your family, and a timeline for observing, choosing, and applying to nursery school.


 Elementary School, Here I Come!  Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017  7:00 to 9:30 pm

A framework for observing, assessing, and choosing an elementary school will be presented at this seminar. Private and public schools in the City and the Valley will be discussed along with the application process, school visits, interviews, and a timeline for applications.