February 04, 2014 // Franchising.com // Boca Raton, FL – With a year-over-year franchise growth rate of over 30% for the past four consecutive years, The Learning Experience® (TLE®), the country's fastest growing early learning academy for children 6 weeks to 6 years old, has been distinguished as one of America's fastest growing franchises and a top education franchise for 2014 by Franchise Business Review magazine.
To compile the data for this report, Franchise Business Review surveyed close to 26,000 franchisees, representing more than 350 brands and 78,000 franchise locations for the annual franchisee satisfaction awards. This winning accolade provides TLE® with not only a solidification of its established reputation as a fast growing franchise, but a tangible way for parents, prospects, and TLE® owners to track observable progress when compared to the competition.
"We are thrilled to once again be recognized by Franchise Business Review as one of the top franchises in the nation," said Richard Weissman, President of TLE®. "This further validates our core focus of offering our franchisees the highest level of support and attention to help them succeed. Our continual growth, and this recognition from Franchise Business Review, is a testament to the hard work and dedication that our franchisees and our corporate staff put in each and every day."
The Weissman family, founders of TLE®, has been providing education-based childcare services for over 30 years. Re-entering the childcare industry in 2000, the Weissman family built upon their experience to create TLE®. The company began franchising in 2003 and has extended its curriculum to include extensive enrichment programming in over 131 locations.
Complete results of the Franchise Business Review Top Franchise 2014 lists, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria can be viewed here.
The Learning Experience® (TLE®) is the nation's fastest growing early learning academy franchises for children ages six months to six years old. With more than 200 locations nationwide, including 123 fully operational centers in 17 states and the remaining centers under various stages of development. A family-run business, TLE® founders have more than 30 years of child care and preschool experience.
That experience translates to all TLE® centers where there is a greater national emphasis on educational development during the most crucial years of a child's development and a prominent focus is placed in programs that advance the scholastic preparation. TLE® prepares children academically and socially via innovative scholastic and enrichment programs such as L.E.A.P® curriculum, a cutting-edge proprietary approach to learning which has 90 percent of TLE® children graduating preschool reading at a Kindergarten or greater level. To complement the academic portion, various enrichment programs crucial to advancing learning and overall balance are discussed and demonstrated, such as philanthropy, baby yoga, music, physical fitness, manners and etiquette, and Spanish language.
For more information, please visit www.thelearningexperience.com.
SOURCE The Learning Experience®