*** If you need immediate school assistance, please consider booking an in-home or phone consultation with Tanya, or gathering a few friends and hosting a House Chat.

Tanya is a popular speaker offering a variety of seminar topics to groups large and small, including:
Navigating The School System: Know Your Public Options
Choosing A Kindergarten 101
Transitioning to Kinder: What You Need to Know
Middle School Madness
Parents As Partners in Education
Revitalizing Your Neighborhood School
Keynote Presentation:
Rocking The Public Schools: Mothering an Underground Revolution of Change

Tanya has led seminars for the following schools and organizations:

“Kindergarten 101” for these Preschools:
A Kid’s Place, Los Angeles
Blueberry Atelier, Santa Monica
Branches Atelier, W Los Angeles
Brentwood Pres Church Preschool, Los Angeles
Bright Beginnings, Culver City
Bright Horizons, Hollywood
Cassidy Preschool, Santa Monica
Christian Nursery School, Studio City
Church of the Chimes Preschool, Sherman Oaks
Circle of Children Preschool, Santa Monica
Crestwood Hills Preschool, West Los Angeles
Ecole Claire Fontaine
, Venice
First Presbyterian Nursery School, Santa Monica
The First School, Santa Monica
First United Methodist Church Preschool, Santa Monica
Home Sweet Home Preschool, Culver City
Hill ‘n Dale, Santa Monica
Hope Street Friends, Downtown LA
Kehillat Israel Early Childhood Center, Pacific Palisades
Kigala Preschool, Santa Monica
Little Dolphins, Santa Monica
Meadow Preschool, Santa Monica
Methodist Preschool of Pacific Palisades
, Pacific Palisades
New School West, Mar Vista
Redwood Village, Marina Del Rey
Samuel Goldwyn Foundation Children’s Center, Los Angeles
Santa Monica YWCA Co-op Preschool, Santa Monica
The Sherman Oaks Nursery School, Sherman Oaks
St Joseph Early Learning Center
, Venice
United Children’s Learning Academy, North Hollywood
Westchester Parents Nursery School, Westchester
World City Center, West Adams
Young Minds Learning Academy, Venice

“Middle School Madness” for these Elementary Schools:
Carpenter Elementary School Group, Studio City
Coeur d’Alene Elementary School, Venice
Community Magnet Charter Elementary School Group, Bel Air
Dixie Canyon Elementary School, Sherman Oaks
Open Charter Magnet Elementary School Group, Westchester
Playa Vista Elementary School, Playa Vista
Topanga Elementary School
, Topanga
Walgrove Elementary School Group, Venice
Warner Ave Elementary School Group, WLA
Wonderland Elementary School Group
, Hollywood Hills

Custom Talks created for these Community Groups:
InnovatEd LA, Santa Monica
WLA Parents of Multiples, W Los Angeles
MOMS clubs of Los Angeles
, various chapters
SoCal Parenting Speaker Series
, Van Nuys
Santa Monica College
, Santa Monica
Santa Monica Public Library: Main & Montana branches, Santa Monica
ReDiscover Center, W Los Angeles
Westside Elementary School Forum, keynote speaker
VNC’s Westside Middle School Forum, keynote speaker
Realtors, Brokerage Firms, and other community groups

…and at these Studios/Corporations:
CMT, Santa Monica
Discovery Channel, Hollywood
, El Segundo
MTV, Santa Monica
NBC Universal Studios, Hollywood
NBC Universal Women’s Network, Universal City
Paramount, Hollywood
Sony, Culver City
Viacom, Santa Monica
Several large Laws Firms and other businesses

To arrange to have Tanya speak at your school, gathering, or community group, please email her at GoMama@mac.comEach event is customized to your needs. Book yours today!
To hear some AUDIO SAMPLES of Tanya speaking, check out the Media page.
To read TESTIMONIALS from satisfied participants, click HERE.
Tanya testified before the LAUSD School Board Meeting in March 2010 in defense of inter-district permit transfers when the district tried to block all out-going permits from LAUSD into neighboring districts.

Tanya spoke in New York City on Motherhood and Social Activism  at the ARM Conference held during the ’08 Mamapalooza Festival, where she presented her inspiring tale of revitalization, “Rocking The Public Schools: Mothering An Underground Revolution of Change.”. Click here for details.

Tanya joined parent leaders and the UTLA up in Sacramento to lobby against state budget cuts to public education. Read her take on it here.

Tanya has been invited to participate on a “Parents as Partners” panel for Early Childhood Educators at Santa Monica College at least half a dozen times.

Tanya has led her most popular “Choosing A Kindergarten 101” seminar at numerous preschools throughout Los Angeles, returning annually to assist a new crop of parents through our complex public school system. 2019 marks the 12th year returning to some of these schools. Now, many of her clients are returning for middle and high school consultation. Where does the time go?