August 29, 2016 // Franchising.com // BOCA RATON, FL – The Learning Experience®, one of the nation’s fastest growing Academies of Early Education for children six weeks to six years, is pleased to announce Inc. magazine highlighted the company as one of the fastest growing private companies in America on its 35th annual Inc. 5000 list. This is the fourth consecutive year The Learning Experience has been named among the leading companies for growth, underscoring the company’s impressive expansion strategy.
“It remains an honor to be recognized on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list in the company of so many great brands,” said Richard Weissman, Chairman and CEO of The Learning Experience. “During this past year, we have focused more on driving innovation, internal development, and the incorporation of forward-thinking technology. To meld those initiatives within a successfully tactful growth strategy is a glowing testament to our dedicated team members throughout the entire enterprise.”
The 2016 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com, represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment - independent small businesses - and is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list, on which The Learning Experience ranked 4212, achieved a mind-boggling three-year growth of 433%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $200 billion, and the companies on the list collectively generated 640,000 jobs over the past three years or about 8% of all jobs created in the entire economy during that period.
Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.
“Our people have been the galvanizing force behind us remaining a top early learning academy and privately-held company,” added Andrew Alfano, Chief Operating Officer of The Learning Experience. “We continue to place emphasis on attracting top talent to further accelerate our rapid expansion, maintain our place of leadership on the early education technology front, and evolve our industry-leading proprietary curriculum.”
The Learning Experience founders have more than 30 years of experience in the early education industry. This experience has led to an exceptional ability to overcome business-related challenges and excel beyond them, a keen understanding of how to operate a successful business in all economies, and a focus on the continued development of The Learning Experience’s proprietary L.E.A.P.® (Learning Experience Academic Program) curriculum and enrichment programs. This well-rounded approach to early education has proven to dramatically impact the lives of young children, producing the following results:
For more information about The Learning Experience, please visit www.thelearningexperience.com.
Methodology and complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.
The Learning Experience® is one of the nation’s fastest growing academies of early education for children ages six weeks to six years old. With a greater national emphasis on educational development during the most crucial years of a child's growth, The Learning Experience places a prominent focus on programs that advance scholastic preparation. The Learning Experience prepares children academically and socially via innovative scholastic and enrichment programs such as the L.E.A.P.® curriculum, a cutting-edge proprietary approach to learning which has 9 out of 10 of its children entering Kindergarten already reading. To complement the academic curriculum, The Learning Experience utilizes various enrichment programs crucial to advancing learning and overall balance, such as philanthropy, Yippee 4 Yoga™, Music 4 Me®, Movin’ N Groovin’®, manners and etiquette, and foreign language.
For more information, please visit www.thelearningexperience.com.
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