The Goddard School Celebrates Newest Preschool With A Groundbreaking Ceremony In Center Valley, Pennsylvania
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The Goddard School Celebrates Newest Preschool With A Groundbreaking Ceremony In Center Valley, Pennsylvania

Nationwide Franchise Expands Footprint In Pennsylvania; Set To Open Spring 2020

July 29, 2019 // // CENTER VALLEY, PA. - Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI), franchisor of The Goddard School early childhood education system, proudly announces the groundbreaking of a new preschool in Center Valley, Pennsylvania. The formal ceremony is set to take place on Monday, July 29, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at 3790 West Drive, Center Valley, Pennsylvania 18034.

The new school will be operated by veteran Goddard School franchisees Dolly and Monty Kalsi along with their partner Alyson Parlo. The Kalsi’s bring a wealth of passion and experience through owning their existing Goddard School locations in Macungie and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Parlo currently serves as the Director at the Bethlehem school and will move into her new role as co-owner of the Center Valley school when it opens this spring.

“Like the Goddard Schools in Macungie and Bethlehem, we want to offer the families of Center Valley a preschool that delivers best-in-class early childhood education through a diverse curriculum that builds 21st century skills,” said Parlo. “I am thrilled to continue my journey with The Goddard School in this new capacity, and our entire team can’t wait to introduce the Center Valley location to the community for the first time at our groundbreaking ceremony.”

The Goddard School in Center Valley will provide 30 new jobs for the local community. The two-story School will feature 23,000 square feet of state-of-the-art technology, outdoor classrooms, STEAM indoor-outdoor porch areas, a gym, garden center, outdoor classroom and playground.

With more than 500 schools across 36 states, The Goddard School has been a trusted name among families for more than 30 years. Its classrooms provide safe, nurturing environments for children six weeks to six years, offering age-appropriate opportunities to explore, discover and learn.

The Goddard School offers a unique play-based F.L.EX. Learning Program (Fun Learning Experience) that's grounded in research on how children learn best: children experience the deepest, most genuine learning when they are having fun. The focus is on building each child's emotional, academic, social, creative and physical skills to provide a well-rounded experience and ensure each one becomes confident, joyful and fully prepared in school and in life.

For more information about The Goddard School located in Center Valley, visit

About The Goddard School®

The Goddard School Franchise is consistently named one of the top childcare franchises in the United States. It has been named the #1 franchise in the education category by Franchise Business Review, a third-party market research firm that provides rankings for franchise companies based solely on actual franchisee satisfaction and performance. The Goddard School Franchise currently licenses more than 500 franchised locations serving more than 65,000 students in 36 states. The Goddard School’s comprehensive, play-based F.L.EX.® Learning Program (Fun Learning Experience), which is developed by early childhood education experts, provides the best childhood preparation for social and academic success. Goddard Systems, Inc., the corporate headquarters of The Goddard School, earned AdvancED Corporation Accreditation and Middle States Corporate Accreditation for meeting high standards in early learning, child development and childcare. With a proven system in place and a strong network of dedicated franchisees, The Goddard School Franchise is the acknowledged leader in franchised childcare and a premier educational childcare provider.

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