August 01, 2016 // Franchising.com // Teaneck, N.J. – Kumon, the world’s largest after-school education franchise, is expanding in Fresno, California with the opening of its third learning center in the area. The first center in Fresno opened in 1995. The Kumon Math and Reading Center of Fresno-Bullard will give thousands of additional parents access to an individualized learning program for their preschool to high school aged children.
There are 305 subject enrollments at the two currently opened Kumon Math and Reading Centers in Fresno. The city is in the center of the San Joaquin Valley and is the largest city in the Central Valley, making it an ideal region for Kumon’s expansion.
“There are about 6.5 million people living in the Central Valley and it is one of the fastest growing regions in California,” said Larry Lambert, vice president of franchise recruitment at Kumon North America. “We have a rich history in Fresno, but the demand for additional Kumon learning centers continues to be seen, so we are excited to bring the Kumon Method to even more families in Fresno.”
Kumon’s Presence in San Joaquin Valley
The Kumon Method empowers children to become self-learners and is designed to advance children’s math and reading skills while fostering a love for learning. Kumon sparks critical thinking, establishes a pattern of success and builds confidence that can lead to accelerated learning throughout life.
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Kumon is an ideal small business for professionals. Kumon Franchisees must have a four-year college degree, be proficient in math and reading and have investment capital of $70,000 and a net worth of at least $150,000. Founded in 1958, Kumon has four million students enrolled in 26,000 learning centers in 49 countries and regions. Kumon North America is headquartered in Teaneck, NJ.