Free Community Event - Testing Mom to Host Seminars for Gifted and Talented and Private School Admissions

NYC Parents Urged To Attend if Considering Private Schools or Gifted and Talented Programs

NEW YORK, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On Saturday, May 18 and Monday, May 20, 2013  is hosting two free community events at the Hartley House for New York City Parents. These seminars include the NYC gifted and talented testing process and private school admissions exams, as well as navigating the processes involved in selecting a school that is a good mutual fit for the family.


Testing Mom caters to parents who are applying their children to private schools and gifted and talented programs. is an online membership site with the goal of helping parents understand and prepare for tests such as the CogAT® test, OLSAT® test, NNAT®-2 test (Naglieri Non-verbal Abilities Test®), Bracken™, ITBS®, WPPSI®, WISC®, and Woodcock-Johnson®.

Since the launch in 2010, Testing Mom has expanded its offerings to provide parents across the country with over 25,000 practice questions, interactive online games, the new Space Baby Academy online school enrichment program,  live events across the nation and tele-seminars to help parents address individual questions and concerns about their children's educational needs.

With the two nights of community events, and partners in New York City will effectively inform and equipp parents for the process of gifted and talented testing and private school testing in coming months. In addition, a live question-and-answer session will follow each seminar to ensure all questions are answered. Each seminar will finish with giveaways to parents attending these free community events.

Topics covered at these events include:

  • Navigating effectively through the gifted and talented and private schools in NYc
  • Best ways to make the most of the interview process for private schools
  • How to prepare your child for testing without prepping
  • Differences in tests in NYC gifted and talented testing and private school testing
  • Equipping your child to succeed and thrive in school

Featured speakers at these events include best-selling author, testing authority and co-founder of Testing Karen Quinn, co-founder of and NYC gifted and talented parent expert Mchael McCurdy , Victoria Goldman , author of The Manhattan Family Guide to Private Schools and Selective Public Schools and Maura Wollner , an NYC expert in education, admissions and child development.

Testing provides parents practice questions to help their child prepare for gifted and talented testing and private school admissions testing. Testing Mom extensive inventory of original test preparation materials for concepts based upon commonly-used intelligence tests, including the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales®, the WPPSI®-ERB test (Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence), ISEE® test, CogAT® (Cognitive Abilities Test), NNAT®-2 test (Naglieri Non-Verbal Ability Test®), ITBS®, WISC®-4, Ravens Progressive Matrices, RIAS® and KBIT™-2.

About Testing Mom: Testing Mom, LLC is an online-based membership service for parents seeking prep materials and expert guidance on Gifted and Talented and private school admissions based out of Texas. The company was founded in 2010 by Karen Quinn , author of the New York Times Bestselling The Ivy Chronicles and Testing for Kindergarten and inventor of IQ Fun Park: Test Prep Disguised as a Game, and Michael McCurdy , one of the most popular "daddy bloggers" in New York City with his New York City Gifted and Talented Blog.

Media Contact: Michael McCurdy,, 917-510-3115,

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