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Tutor Doctor Franchise Opens First Location In Australia »

October 08, 2014 at 8:43AM PDT | Source: Tutor Doctor

Convenient, Effective Learning System Now Available to Australian Families
VAN NUYS, Calif. - October 08, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - According to recent report, the tutoring industry in Australia has grown by nearly 40 percent within the past five years and is valued at $6 billion. Tutor Doctor, the fastest growing "in-home" private tutoring franchise worldwide, is preparing to enter Australia for the first time with plans to open one location in Sydney and a second location in Melbourne by October 15, 2014.
Leading the brand's expansion in Australia is Hugh Moore, owner of the new Sydney franchise. Hugh has 17 years of experience working in finance for various investment banks in Sydney, London and Singapore. Hugh's immediate goal will be to build a team of high-quality tutors with a passion and patience for teaching while also informing locals about the Tutor Doctor brand and the company's rapidly expanding one-to-one tutoring service designed to help students in all subjects at all levels...

Philadelphia-area Music Instructor Debuts On NBC's Hit Show The Voice »

October 07, 2014 at 7:28AM PDT | Source: Bach to Rock

Matt McAndrew of Bach to Rock in Wayne, Pa., Took the Stage During Show's 7th Season 
October 07, 2014 // Franchising.com // Bach to Rock (B2R), America's music school for students of all ages, announced today that Matt McAndrew, a musical instructor at one of its franchise-owned schools in Wayne, Pa., took the stage last night on NBC's Emmy-Award winning musical competition series, The Voice. McAndrew, of Philadelphia, performed during the blind auditions and chose to join Adam Levine's team.
"Matt is exactly the kind of instructor we love to have at our schools across the country. His passion for music and talent on and off the stage is reflected in teaching, which keeps students engaged and excited to learn," said Brian Gross, president of Bach to Rock...

Time For Tutoring At Huntington Learning Center At Harpers Station For High School Entrance Exams »

October 06, 2014 at 4:53AM PDT | Source: Huntington Learning Centers

Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) October 04, 2014 - Many private and parochial schools require students to successfully pass an entrance exam in order to gain admission. Some schools will even award scholarships to students based upon these tests. Known for its reputation and performance, Huntington Learning Center at Harpers Station can help students do their best on these exams. Students looking to take these entrance exams should schedule a time with Huntington Learning Center now, as students are evaluated by giving them a released test first. This will provide information as to what skills and strategies may be needed. Although each program's duration is tailored to student's needs and goals, the optimal time to begin preparation is mid-September...

Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies® Poised For International Expansion With Opening Of Corporate Office In Beijing »

October 02, 2014 at 8:33AM PDT | Source: Kids 'R' Kids

U.S.-Based Early Education Franchise Set to Open a Dozen Schools in China in 2015; Additional Expansions Planned for South America, United Arab Emirates, Australia and India
October 02, 2014 // Franchising.com // DULUTH, Ga. - Representative of an esteemed 30-year history in early education with 157 preschool facilities in 14 states all across the nation, Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies® first set its sights on global expansion five years ago. With the recent opening of the Kids 'R' Kids China corporate office in Beijing, the U.S.-based preschool franchise is poised to open its first international location in Shanghai at the beginning of 2015 – licensed to serve an astounding 500 to 600 children between the ages of 6 weeks to 6 years...

Childcare Franchise Rainbow Academy Rebrands As Lightbridge Academy Ahead Of Regional Growth »

October 01, 2014 at 10:03AM PDT | Source: Lightbridge Academy

October 01, 2014 // Franchising.com // Piscataway, N.J. – Rainbow Academy early learning centers, a New Jersey-based early childcare education franchise with more than 16 locations in operation, has unveiled its new name and branding as Lightbridge Academy as the company prepares to open new centers.
The company, which was originally founded in 1997, announced the change to Lightbridge Academy ahead of a substantial growth phase, with almost 40 child care centers under development in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia over the next two years. The new brand will help differentiate the company and highlight its commitment to providing an innovative child care solution to working families.
"We wanted the new brand to reflect the values that have established us as an innovator in the child care industry and help us stand out as we continue to grow," said Guy Falzarano, president and CEO of Lightbridge Academy...

Jim Willis Attains Independence With Educational Franchise »

October 01, 2014 at 9:20AM PDT | Source: Mathnasium Learning Centers

As Kids Go Back to School, Mathnasium of Richardson Opens for Business
Richardson, Texas (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 - After 25 years in the global telecommunications industry, Jim Willis realized that his current career path wasn’t going to allow him to achieve the personal and professional goals he had set out for himself. He knew a change had to be made and began searching for other business prospects.
"I started investigating opportunities to invest in a local business that would allow me to achieve my goals and do something I really enjoyed, all while giving back to my local community," Willis said. When the Mathnasium franchise entered the picture, he knew he had found his answer.
Mathnasium is a math-only learning center that allows pre-K to 12th-grade students to catch up, keep up and excel in mathematics...

Kinderdance Expands In India »

September 29, 2014 at 12:00PM PDT | Source: Kinderdance
Kinderdance Opportunities Available

Kinderdance® India Awards New Subfranchise's
US Franchise Organization brings movement educationto young children across India
September 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // Melbourne, FL - Kinderdance International Inc, a leader in developmental dance, gymnastics and fitness programs for young children, announces expansion under Kinderdance Area Developer, Kirthana Ramarapu. Kinderdance of India has signed franchise agreements with Manisha Ahuja and Sunitha Venkatesh of India. Both Manisha and Sunitha have successfully completed their training and are now certified to teach Kinderdance programs to young children in India.
Kirthana is the executive director for Learning Parachute and the Kinderdance International India Area Developer and Franchise owner...

Tutor Doctor Appoints Dru Carpenito To Vice President Of Franchise Development For North America »

September 24, 2014 at 6:56AM PDT | Source: Tutor Doctor

September 24, 2014 // Franchising.com // Toronto, ON – Tutor Doctor, the fastest growing "in-home" private tutoring franchise worldwide, is proud to announce the recent appointment of Dru Carpenito to Vice President of Franchise Development for North America. The industry veteran brings a wealth of franchising knowledge and in-depth experience, having spent his career launching, developing and leading franchise development initiatives for the fastest growing franchise in the environmental services industry.
In his new position, Carpenito will lead the company's continued expansion initiatives in the U.S. and Canada with more than 600 new territories planned over the next two years. With a focus on recruiting qualified franchise candidates that represent Tutor Doctor's core values, he will play a dynamic role in growing the brand in underdeveloped markets where Tutor Doctor currently operates, as well as spearhead growth in new areas across North America...

Kinderdance® Keeps Growing Awarding New Franchise's »

September 24, 2014 at 4:00AM PDT | Source: Kinderdance
Kinderdance Opportunities Available

US Franchise Organization Brings Movement Education To Young Children Worldwide
September 24, 2014 // Franchising.com // Melbourne, FL - Kinderdance® International Inc, a leader in developmental dance, gymnastics and fitness programs for young children, continues to prove that movement programs standout as a highly popular children's franchise. Kinderdance® International keeps growing with a strong August awarding a Gold level franchise to Adriana Nassiff and Luis Morales of Miami-Dade County Florida.
Luis Morales has been awarded a Gold level franchise in the Miami-Dade area with business partner and wife, Adriana. Ms.Nassiff and Mr. Morales both have successfully completed their Kinderdance training.
Adriana Nassiff was born in Bogotá, Colombia and received a Bachelor's degree in Mass Communications and a Masters degree in Journalism...

British Swim School Multiplies Its National Presence By Offering Swimming Lessons At LA Fitness »

September 22, 2014 at 4:34AM PDT | Source: British Swim School

Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 - More of our nation's children will soon be safer in and around water, thanks to a new relationship between British Swim School (BSS; http://www.britishswimschool.com) and LA Fitness. BSS, which offers child survival, water safety and lifelong swim instruction, now has the opportunity to operate in certain LA Fitness locations around the country. Under this agreement, BSS and its franchisees will have the ability to utilize LA Fitness' pools to reach additional families and hold more swimming lessons. Starting this week, classes will begin in multiple Florida locations; BSS anticipates expansion into specific Illinois, New York and Pennsylvania clubs within the next few months. Moving forward, existing and new franchisees will have the ability to coordinate with clubs in their area...

Founders Of Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies® Recognized With Charitable Hearts Of The Year Award »

September 16, 2014 at 11:18AM PDT | Source: Kids 'R' Kids

Pat and Janice Vinson were Honored at Sunshine on a Ranney Day's 2014 Gala for their Support of the Non-Profit Organization Committed to Creating Special Rooms for Children with Long-Term Illnesses
September 16, 2014 // Franchising.com // Duluth, Ga. - Earlier this month at Sunshine on a Ranney Day's Annual Evening of Sunshine Gala in Atlanta, the non-profit organization dedicated to creating special living spaces for children facing long-term illnesses and disabilities honored two people who have devoted their lives to early education, childcare and philanthropy. Pat and Janice Vinson – the founders of Georgia-based Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies® – were recognized with the 2014 Gracie's Charitable Hearts of the Year Award...

Creative Learning Corporation Announces 614th Franchise Awarded »

September 16, 2014 at 5:35AM PDT | Source: Bricks 4 Kidz
Bricks 4 Kidz Opportunities Available

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - September 16, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Creative Learning Corporation (OTCBB:CLCN), owner and developer of Bricks 4 Kidz,® Challenge Island®, and Sew Fun Studios®, the highly-popular children's education and enrichment programs, is pleased to announce it awarded its 614th franchise, located in North Dublin, Ireland. Brian Pappas, CEO of Creative Learning Corporation stated, "We're all excited here as we get closer to our target of 650 franchises by the end of the calendar year, and look forward to wrapping up our fiscal year on another high note."
About Creative Learning Corporation
Creative Learning Corporation, operating under the trade names of Bricks 4 Kidz® , Challenge Island® and Sew Fun Studios® offers educational and enrichment programs to children ages 3-12+...

Growth Coach Rolls Out New Book Publishing Program »

September 12, 2014 at 9:34AM PDT | Source: The Growth Coach
The Growth Coach Opportunities Available

Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 - As part of The Growth Coach's continued upgrade of services for franchise owners and clients, the company has developed a new partnership that will allow Growth Coach owners to share their expertise through publishing.
The Growth Coach is the world's leader in group coaching workshops and the only franchise dedicated to helping business leaders find both success in business and balance in life. Growth Coaches around the world serve small business owners, management professionals, sales teams and the self-employed.
The company recently launched a Business Equity Partner opportunity as well as programs for alternative financing, business valuation services, e-coaching, sales mapping and more...

The Growth Coach Targets Venezuelan Entrepreneurs In A Bold Expansion Move »

September 11, 2014 at 12:05PM PDT | Source: The Growth Coach
The Growth Coach Opportunities Available

The Growth Coach offers generous relocation benefits to attract Venezuelan entrepreneurs.
September 11, 2014 // Franchising.com // With success in 9 countries already, one might expect The Growth Coach to focus exclusively on bringing its franchises to more countries. In an innovative move, though, The Growth Coach is actually working to help potential franchisees from Venezuela develop new coaching businesses in any of the countries it currently serves.
Based on the number of Venezuelan entrepreneurs seeking opportunities in other countries, The Growth Coach is currently offering expanded territories to Venezuelan entrepreneurs interested in opening franchises in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, or India...

New Jersey-Based Rainbow Academy™ Coming To Westfield »

September 11, 2014 at 4:21AM PDT | Source: Lightbridge Academy

Child Care Franchise Company Set to Open New School in Union County in October 2014
September 11, 2014 // Franchising.com // Westfield, NJ – Representative of more than 100 square miles of land and well over half a million residents – a third of which are families with children under the age of 18*, Union County has a clear need for quality child care. Rainbow Academy – a family of early learning centers with a growing presence throughout New Jersey since its debut in Iselin seventeen years ago – is pleased to announce the planned opening of a new center in Union County in October 2014. The child care franchise's first Union County school opened to rave reviews in Cranford in 2003 and has boasted waiting lists for enrollment ever since...

Primrose Schools® And Save The Children® Partner For America's Children »

September 08, 2014 at 9:40AM PDT | Source: Primrose Schools

Primrose Kicks Off National Partnership with $145,000 Donation
ACWORTH, Ga. - Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Primrose Schools, an early education and care provider with schools across the United States, has officially partnered with Save the Children on a multi-year initiative that will focus on early literacy, child sponsorship and protection from harm for at-risk children in America.
Executives at both organizations have been developing the partnership for nearly a year, incorporating opportunities to actively involve more than 285 Primrose schools and 60,000 Primrose families coast-to-coast. Save the Children will be a primary charitable partner for Primrose Schools as part of the company's Primrose Promisesm corporate social responsibility efforts, which include partnerships with other organizations to advocate for all children, especially those at the greatest risk...

Kiddie Academy® Adds Four New Educational Child Care Centers To Its System »

September 08, 2014 at 8:55AM PDT | Source: Kiddie Academy
Kiddie Academy Opportunities Available

ABINGDON, MD - (Marketwired - Sep 8, 2014) - Kiddie Academy®, a nationally recognized provider of comprehensive education-based child care programs, has just opened its newest franchise locations in Hamilton, New Jersey; Asheville, North Carolina; Morrisville, North Carolina and West Cary, North Carolina this month.
The company, founded in 1981, has been franchising since 1992. According to Greg White, vice president of franchise development, the Kiddie Academy team provides thorough support services to all of the academies within the system. By maintaining constant interaction with the franchise community, they are able to provide truly relevant tools, assistance and ideas to each franchisee in the following areas: site selection, construction, marketing, training and assistance with the pre-opening/grand opening stage...

Creative Learning Promotes Richard Nickelson To Chief Financial Officer »

September 08, 2014 at 5:45AM PDT | Source: Bricks 4 Kidz
Bricks 4 Kidz Opportunities Available

September 08, 2014 // Franchising.com // St. Augustine, Florida - Creative Learning Corporation (OTC: CLCN), owner and developer of Bricks 4 Kidz®, and Challenge Island®, the highly-popular children’s education and enrichment programs, today announced that it has promoted Richard Nickelson to Chief Financial Officer.
Nickelson, has served as the company’s Controller for the past 2.5 years. As Controller he managed all aspects of corporate finance and SEC reporting. Previously Mr. Nickelson held the Controller position for the franchise company, Ellianos Coffee Company. Prior to that Mr. Nickelson served in key accounting positions at several companies including a natural gas supplier and an automated manufacturer of architectural millwork...

Bach To Rock And Local Businesses In Wayne To Host Inaugural Fair At Devon Square Shopping Center On Sept. 13 »

September 03, 2014 at 11:56AM PDT | Source: Bach to Rock

Community Invited to Enjoy Music from Top Philadelphia-area Bands, Food, Prizes and More 
WAYNE, Pa. - Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Bach to Rock (B2R), America's music school for students of all ages, announced today it will participate in the inaugural Fair at Devon Square Shopping Center on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Members of the community are invited to the free event that will feature live performances by three popular Philadelphia bands - Sonnder, Cold Roses and Little Vessels - as well as music from B2R student bands. Additionally, families will be able to tour Bach to Rock and test instruments, learn about individual lessons and group classes, check out the recording studios, meet the teachers and more...

Rainbow Academy Appoints New COO Ahead Of Regional Growth »

September 03, 2014 at 11:06AM PDT | Source: Lightbridge Academy

September 03, 2014 // Franchising.com // Piscataway, NJ - Rainbow Academy, a New Jersey-based early child care education franchise, announced that Gigi Schweikert has joined the company's executive team as Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. In this role, Schweikert will report directly to President and CEO Guy Falzarano, overseeing business development, sales and marketing, operations, education, and training.
"Over the past 17 years, we have worked diligently to build a strong team and build our brand, and we're thrilled to have Gigi join our leadership team," said Falzarano. "Her business savvy and strong leadership skills combined with her wealth of knowledge in the business and early childhood education will allow for continued strategic growth, strengthen our position as an innovator and expand our reputation nationally...



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