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L.A. School Scout helps families make informed and thoughtful choices about the schools that will best suit them. Our mission is to promote, encourage and applaud children’s enthusiasm for school and learning; take the mystery and anxiety out of the school finding process for parents; and provide families with comprehensive information on all of their educational choices.
Sandy Eiges holds a Masters in Social Work, and has worked in and around education her entire professional career. She has served as executive director for Save the Children’s field office in Jerusalem, where she created and published a cultural diversity curriculum for grades 5-9, that was adopted by the Israel Ministry of Education. She also served on the executive board of UNICEF in Israel and created and ran after-school programs for latch-key children. She was the founder/developer of a start-up Reggio-inspired K-8 school as well as a high school diploma program for out of school/out of work youth in Los Angeles. She has served on the compensatory education committee and local school leadership council for a local public middle school. She has a child who attended a Reggio-inspired preschool and who has attended a public magnet school and who now attends a progressive school. Sandy is L.A. School Scout, helping parents looking for preschool, elementary school, middle and high school for their children.
Parents Education League of LA (PEL) is a non-profit (501c-3) organization dedicated to providing parents the most current, comprehensive and objective information regarding schools and education in LA via its website, workshops, speakers, panels, publications and free community events. Whether it’s gifted, multilingual, special needs, public, or private education that you need information on, PEL is the number one, go-to resource.
PEL offers year-round programming from Preschool to High School. In October, check out our free Preschool Series featuring the LA & SFV Preschool Fairs, Workshops and Admissions Panel. February is our Charter/Magnet Information Panel/Workshop and May features our Education and Enrichment Fair. Year-round you can check out our free online resource including the 2015 GUIDE to Preschools, with almost 200 Preschools!