The Learning Experience® Opens In West Palm Beach To Meet Growing Demand For Quality Care And Early Education
Preschool Marks Grand Opening With Ribbon-cutting Ceremony Joined By Palm Beach Chamber Of Commerce, Followed By Superhero/Princess-Themed Event
February 26, 2015 // Franchising.com // West Palm Beach, FL – The Learning Experience® (TLE®), the nation's fastest growing early learning academy and franchise, is pleased to announce the opening of its first West Palm Beach Center, located at 1969 Red Trail in West Palm Beach, Fla. The third TLE® Center to open in Palm Beach County and the 24th location in Florida, TLE® West Palm Beach will meet the area’s working families’ high demand for quality care and early education for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years.
Understanding the important impact early education will have on the future of the community, the Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce showed its support and joined TLE® West Palm Beach at a ribbon-cutting ceremony held on Thursday, February 5, 2015 to mark the preschool’s opening.
“Children under the age of 5 are estimated to account for nearly 6 percent of the population in West Palm Beach, which due to improving economic conditions and decreasing unemployment rates, is expected to grow over the next five years,” said Eileen Krame, Center Director at TLE® West Palm Beach. “As such, we are excited to be in a position to provide quality early education and care for children in our community as demand continues to grow.”
The ribbon-cutting ceremony was followed by a Superhero and Princess-themed grand opening celebration on Saturday, February 7th. Families from the community were in attendance and enjoyed a variety of child-friendly games and activities, a bounce castle, face painting, crafts, free food, tours of TLE® West Palm Beach as well as registration and tuition discounts.
With greater national emphasis on educational development during the most crucial years of a child’s growth, a prominent focus at TLE® is placed on programs that create a foundation for scholastic advancement and prepare students for success beyond their formative years. TLE® brings to West Palm Beach its one-of-a-kind L.E.A.P. (Learning Experience Academic Program) curriculum and enrichment programs that have been developed from more than 30 years of experience in the early education industry. L.E.A.P.’s well-rounded approach to early learning includes early literacy programs, sign language, manners and etiquette, physical fitness, foreign languages, philanthropy, and many more programs that have proven to dramatically impact the lives of young children.
- Early literacy programs at TLE® have nearly 95 percent of TLE®’s preschoolers entering Kindergarten already reading.
- Sign language programs for infants and toddlers that have proven to increase a child’s IQ 10 to 12 points higher than a child who didn’t learn to sign at an early age.
- Social programs at TLE® that cover topics such as manners and etiquette (Manners Matter®) that allow students to practice positive decision making and build self-confidence.
- A proprietary philanthropy-focused curriculum at TLE® teaches the core tenets of selflessness, generosity and giving at a young age and encourages children to apply such values in the classroom, at home and in the community. TLE®’s unique philanthropy curriculum is believed to be the only nationwide curriculum of its kind.
For more information about TLE® centers and programs, please visit www.thelearningexperience.com.
About The Learning Experience®
The Learning Experience® (TLE®) is a leading provider of child care and early education services and the nation’s fastest growing early learning academy for children ages six weeks to five years old. TLE® offers full and part-time services for children and supplemental after-school services for school-age children.
In line with the national emphasis placed on early childhood education during the most crucial years of development (6 weeks to age 8), TLE® incorporates programs that advance cognitive, social and physical activity in its preschoolers. TLE®’s innovative curriculum programs, such as L.E.A.P®, a cutting-edge proprietary approach to learning which has nearly 95 percent of TLE® children graduating preschool reading at a Kindergarten or greater level, are complemented by enrichment programs crucial to advancing learning and overall balance such as philanthropy, baby yoga, music, soccer, and more.
As of February 2014, TLE® has 221 system-wide centers: 150 operating centers (including 21 corporate-owned and 129 franchise-owned) and 71 centers in various forms of development. TLE® is one of the few childcare operators (either Company owned or through a franchise model) that demonstrated positive same-store comparable growth in 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
For more information, please visit www.thelearningexperience.com.
SOURCE The Learning Experience®