June 10, 2013 // Franchising.com // Eye Level, the global leader in self-directed education and a subsidiary of Daekyo America, announced today that Amy Endo, Ph.D. has joined the company’s leadership team as director of research and development, effective immediately. In this newly created position, Endo will report to Vice President Bob Reto, spearheading the continued growth and overseeing the English program in the United States.
“We’re thrilled to have Amy join our team. We’re committed to providing the highest quality education to children, and her wealth of knowledge and expertise in the education market complements that perfectly,” said Reto. “The need for supplemental education is higher than ever in the U.S. and parents look for ways to give their children a competitive edge in academics. Amy will further drive our momentum as we continue to evolve our learning programs to meet the demands of our students and parents.”
Dr. Endo brings experience in the supplemental education market, and an extensive academic background in educational research, including a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics from Wellesley College, Masters in Education at Harvard University and a doctorate in Educational Psychology from Columbia University. Most recently, as a graduate research assistant at Columbia University, Dr. Endo developed an integrated literacy and social studies curriculum for the New York City public school system. Dr. Endo also served as a Research and Development Specialist for Kumon North America, Inc. in Teaneck, NJ.
“It’s exciting to join the Eye Level team at such a pivotal time for the company and play a role in its development as it continues to expand and adapt to the changing education market in the U.S.,” said Dr. Endo. “Most importantly, I’m looking forward to seeing how the changes we make in the English program will positively impact children’s reading and writing abilities and ultimately benefit the children in achieving their future goals.”
Eye Level (www.myeyelevel.com), a supplemental education and enrichment program, offers a teaching philosophy and education method where self-directed learning, individualized academic coaching, and critical thinking are at the core of helping children improve and excel in their academic pursuits. Eye Level has more than 180 centers in the U.S., and more than 780 additional locations throughout the world. Eye Level is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daekyo Co., founded by Youngjoong Kang, who also acts as the Chairman of Daekyo’s Board of Directors.
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