What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

A NEW ERA OF ETIQUETTE IN WESTCHESTER

     Home  >  Articles  > Local News - Westchester County
by Kaitlin Ahern

Related: socialsklz, westchester, new york, white plains, rye brook, ny, manners, etiquette, class, program, kids, child, social skills, 10605, 10573,


socialsklz modern manners program for kids in WestchesterThe Manhattan-based modern manners school socialsklz:-) debuted a Westchester program in April.

Classes, which are currently offered at the White Plains Women's Club and Little Rembrant in Rye Brook, teach children, tweens, and teens the basics of modern etiquette-though founder Faye Rogaski much prefers the term "social skills."

"Our world has become so complicated that social skills have gone by the wayside," explains Rogaski, who also teaches public relations at NYU and heads Faye Elizabeth Communications. She cites modern technology and social networking sites as factors in this phenomenon.

Rogaski teaches her students the importance of basic social skills, including a firm handshake, eye contact, and addressing adults as Mr. and Ms. "These social skills teach kids to respect themselves, which ultimately leads to respecting other people," she says.

Rogaski's classes also address dining skills, communication skills, and the impact of social media. For older children, she devotes a class to the importance of how they present themselves on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.

For more information on socialsklz:-), call 212-579-5300 or visit www.socialsklz.com/westchester.

 

 

Also see: More classes for kids in Westchester and the New York City area



Give yourself a free Holiday Gift

Receive our weekly highlights newsletter · Over 1,000 local activities

More Local News - Westchester County Articles

Landmark Preschool to Open Bedford Location in Fall
Emelin Theatre's Dance Series Returns with New Performances
LinguaKids Moves to New Location in Larchmont
Fidelis Care Opens Community Office in Yonkers
Village of Ossining Names Christopher Soi Superintendent of Recreation

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local Local News - Westchester County Sponsors

Funfuzion at New Roc City
19 LeCount Place (Exit 16 off I-95)
New Rochelle, NY
Party Central 914-637-7575, option 1
...

C2 Education - Westchester
142 North Central Ave
Hartsdale, NY
914-288-1384
C2 Education began as a private tutoring program r...

Andersen Windows & Doors
135 Mahopac Avenue
Granite Springs, NY
914-248--8100
Andersen Windows, Inc. is a part of Andersen Corpo...

Homewood Suites by HiltonĀ® Harrisburg-West Hershey Area
5001 Ritter Road
Mechanicsburg, PA
717-697-4900
Stay at the beautiful Homewood Suites by HiltonĀ® H...
Fit for Golf-Set for Life Summer Golf School
3545 Jerome Ave
Bronx, NY
718-655-9164 EXT. 105
...
See Our Local News - Westchester County Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2015 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE