Kiddie Academy® Adds Three New Educational Child Care Centers to Its System

National Educational Child Care Company Expands Brand Presence in Illinois, New Jersey and Missouri

April 17, 2014 // // Abingdon, MD – Kiddie Academy®, a nationally recognized provider of comprehensive education-based child care programs, has just opened its newest franchise locations in Naperville, Illinois; West Caldwell, New Jersey and O’Fallon, Missouri this month.

The company, founded in 1981, has been franchising since 1992. The three newest locations join 117 others in the system, totaling 120 academies in 23 states across the country. 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.

"Opening a business is a very exciting and challenging endeavor, but to finally be open and enrolling is what our franchise owners have been waiting for. We are excited for our franchisees in Naperville, West Caldwell, and O’Fallon, as they join the Kiddie Academy system in providing child care options to their local families and making an impact in their communities," White said.

Kiddie Academy sets itself apart with its proprietary Life Essentials® curriculum. Each of the three new locations will join the Kiddie Academy system in using Life Essentials to focus on social/emotional, physical and cognitive outcomes which are aligned with state preschool standards. These standards are based on skills, knowledge and abilities that children achieve through developmentally appropriate activities and experiences. The Life Essentials curriculum meets or exceeds the requirements of each state.

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About Kiddie Academy®

Since 1981, Kiddie Academy® has been a leader in education-based child care. The company serves families and their children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old, offering full time care, before- and after-school care and summer camp programs. Kiddie Academy's proprietary Life Essentials® curriculum, supporting programs, methods, activities and techniques help prepare children for life. Kiddie Academy is using the globally recognized AdvancED accreditation system, signifying its commitment to quality education and the highest standards in child care. For more information, visit

About Kiddie Academy® Franchising

Kiddie Academy International, Inc. is based in Maryland and has 120 academies located in 23 states, including two company-owned locations. Approximately 30 additional academies are in development, with 15 to 20 new locations slated to open each year. For more information, visit

SOURCE Kiddie Academy International, Inc.


Jean Miskimon
Public Relations
Kiddie Academy Domestic Franchising
P: (410) 215-9891



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