January 18, 2017 // Franchising.com // Teaneck, N.J. - Thousands of additional parents in the DMV area 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 Maryland with the opening of two new centers in Frederick and Odenton, Maryland.
There are 13,688 math and reading students studying at 54 Kumon Math and Reading Centers in the DMV. Kumon of Odenton-Fort Meade is the first center to open in Odenton, Maryland and Kumon of Urbana is the second center in Frederick, Maryland.
Kumon’s Washington, D.C. branch office, which serves communities in Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia, recently celebrated its 25th Anniversary. Recognizing the value placed on education in the region, Kumon established its Southeast presence with the opening of the Washington, D.C. branch office in McClean, Virginia back in 1992.
“Kumon has become a staple in the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore Metropolitan Areas for over 25 years now,” said Larry Lambert, vice president of franchise recruitment at Kumon North America. “We’ve opened 14 new centers in the past five years and are excited to see continued growth with the opening of the new centers in Frederick and Odenton.”
Kumon’s Presence in the DMV
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.
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 over four million students enrolled in nearly 25,000 learning centers in 49 countries and regions. Kumon North America is headquartered in Teaneck, NJ.