Miami-Dade , Florida (Grassroots Newswire) September 23, 2008 -- Kiddie Academy®, a leading national provider of comprehensive education-based child care programs will be coming soon to the Miami-Dade area. In preparation for the opening, Angie and Rafael Monreal recently signed an agreement to begin site selection for another new Kiddie Academy® facility.
"We are looking forward to providing our unique services to both parents and children in our community," said Monreal. "This is a very exciting time for us. We anticipate being able to assist local children in developing the confidence and self-esteem necessary to meet the challenges of tomorrow."
Kiddie Academy® operates and franchises education-based child care learning centers throughout the United States. Since 1981, Kiddie Academy® has developed and continues to develop operating systems, methods and curricula required to operate quality, licensed, education-based child care facilities.
"We invite parents to consider our programs when choosing quality child care that enable their children to learn and grow socially, physically, emotionally, and intellectually," Monreal added.
"Our core values include a shared passion for the education of the whole child, as well as a commitment to the improvement of the communities we serve. The selection of very capable franchise partners, such as Angie and Rafael, who share our vision of building communities that shape and inspire children for the future is essential," says Fred Harms, vice president of franchise development for Kiddie Academy®.
For more information about the new Kiddie Academy® location in Miami-Dade or Kiddie Academy® in general, please contact Angie and Rafael Monreal at 410-515-6079.
Based in Abingdon, Maryland, Kiddie Academy has been a leader in child care education for more than 27 years. Kiddie Academy's proven operating system and proprietary curriculum are accredited by the Commission on International and Trans-regional Accreditation (CITA), signifying its commitment to quality education and the highest standards in child care. Kiddie Academy provides education-based child care for children ages six weeks to 12 years old, including before-and after-school care and summer camp programs. There are currently 91 Kiddie Academies located in 20 states, including 85 franchised and six company-owned academies. Approximately 50 additional centers are in various stages of development, with 20 to 30 new locations slated to open each year. Kiddie Academy intends to reach 200 Academies by 2012, with all future growth coming via franchising. For more information, visit www.kiddieacademy.com.