December 08, 2016 // Franchising.com // Teaneck, N.J. – Thousands of additional parents in the MetroWest region of Massachusetts will now have access to an individualized learning program for their preschool to high school aged children. Kumon, the world’s largest after-school education franchise, is expanding in the region with the opening of its first math and reading learning center in Ashland.
There are currently 46 Kumon Math and Reading Centers in Massachusetts, including 11 in the MetroWest.
“The MetroWest region has been nicknamed the ‘Arc of Innovation’ because it is home to many of Massachusetts’ largest and fastest growing companies,” said Larry Lambert, vice president of franchise recruitment at Kumon North America. “The emphasis placed on education in the region make it an ideal location for Kumon’s expansion.”
Kumon’s Presence in Massachusetts
The Kumon Method empowers children to become self-learners and is designed to advance 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.
To learn more about the Kumon franchise opportunity, visit kumonfranchise.com.
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.