September 09, 2014 // Franchising.com // MURRIETA, Calif. – Paving a path to academic success for young students, Children's Lighthouse Learning Centers announced today the opening of its new school in Murrieta. The new center offers high-quality educational childcare that helps stimulate intellectual development in a safe, warm and welcoming environment designed to bring out the best in children. The center is located at 23656 Clinton Keith Road, conveniently situated off the Temecula Valley Freeway.
Millie Lee, the South Korean-born owner of Murrieta's new Children's Lighthouse has a family history in education - her mother was a school principal in Korea for nearly 40 years. A mother, as well, Lee's kids are now grown and out of the house, which affords her the time to pursue her passion for childcare and education.
"Education has always been important to our family. Growing up, my mother always emphasized its value to me, and I conveyed that to my children too. It is an honor to bring a cutting edge school and educational programs to this wonderful community," Lee said. "The unique, values-based learning that we provide at Children's Lighthouse enriches children with lessons and skills that will last a lifetime."
California families have clearly taken to the warm and engaging environment Children's Lighthouse offers. The Murrieta center is the second in California, and the 41st nationwide. Another center is located in nearby Riverside.
"The success of Children's Lighthouse centers, along with our overall franchise growth, demonstrates our commitment to high quality educational childcare has resonates with families across the country," said Stephen Dixon, vice president of franchise development for Fort Worth-based Children's Lighthouse Learning Centers. "Our franchisees are talented operators who value the health of their community just as much as the success of their businesses. Children's Lighthouse provides a unique opportunity to make improve the lives of others, while our franchisees pursue their own entrepreneurial ambitions.
Spanning 10,500 square feet and in a park like setting on nearly 1.5 acres of land, the new Murrieta center has eight individual classrooms, play areas, and an on-site kitchen to provide students with fresh, healthy meals daily. The school also has a playground with splash pad, security code controlled door locking, computerized check-in, plus classroom surveillance to ensure parents have peace of mind when dropping their child off. And, with Children's Lighthouse Learning Centers' Internet monitoring connection, parents can even watch their children from the comfort of their own home or while at work.
Children's Lighthouse Learning Centers' mission is to promote positive development of young children in all areas of growth including social, emotional, intellectual, physical and creative development. The centers use and follow an award winning and respected curriculum, which is built on a foundation of academic excellence and character training.
Launched 18 years ago, Children's Lighthouse provides entrepreneurs with the opportunity to open in attractive metropolitan areas. Ownership in a Children's Lighthouse franchise includes a full suite of support services, including site selection, financing guidance, construction administration, and grand opening marketing best practices. Children's Lighthouse's initial and ongoing training and support is led by an experienced team of childcare veterans, providing the franchise owner invaluable insight and leadership for the entire life of the franchise.
Established in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1995, Children's Lighthouse Learning Centers is the leading values-based educational childcare system in the United States. The company has approximately 250 employees at its company headquarters and eight company-owned centers. Currently, Children's Lighthouse has 38 centers in operation and 23 additional franchise locations in the development pipeline. Children's Lighthouse has been named one of the "Best Places to Work" by the Dallas Business Journal, and has received the "Franchise 500" designation by Entrepreneur magazine due to its stability, financial strength, and growth. For more information about Children's Lighthouse Learning Centers, visit www.childrenslighthouse.com. To learn more about available franchise opportunities, visit www.childrenslighthouse.com/franchise or contact Stephen Dixon at email@example.com, (888) 338-4466 x1.
SOURCE Children's Lighthouse
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