Kinderdance® Top Rated Kids Franchise Opens In New England
September 30, 2019 // Franchising.com // Roanoke, VA - Kinderdance® International is proud to be ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500® and is excited to announce that multi-unit Kinderdance franchise owner Susan Racette has opened a Gold Area Developer franchise in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
Ms. Racette purchased her first franchise in 2015. Susan has over 25 years of experience working with children, teachers, and schools. Susan began dancing at the age of 4 with Pauline Parker School of Dance and continued pursuing this passion through college with course studies in dance. She graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a degree in Physical Education and furthered her education by pursuing certification in Early Childhood Teaching and a Master’s degree in educational leadership. She has worked in both childcare settings and public schools as a teacher, school administrator, and after-school program director.
Susan’s entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to educating children through dance and movement has given her tremendous success as an owner of her first Kinderdance franchise in Texas. Building on her skills, success and love for teaching children we are excited to see Susan become a multi-unit owner in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
“Our franchise owners are passionate about the benefits of the Kinderdance® programs and provide an unparalleled early learning dance and movement experience for children and their families,” said Karen Maltese, Vice President of Franchise Development. “Our continued success reflects the strong leadership and commitment to excellence that embodies our family of franchisees.” By recruiting entrepreneurs from many different backgrounds, each franchise is owned and operated by members of the community who have leadership and management expertise along with a passion to teach young children.
Kinderdance®, established in 1979 is a worldwide recognized dance, gymnastics, yoga and fitness program for children age’s two to twelve. Over 150 Franchisees currently teach to thousands of children weekly at thousands of locations in the US and around the world.
The Kinderdance programs are all original worldwide dance, motor development, gymnastics, and fitness programs that combine academic readiness skills that are specifically designed for children ages 15 months to 12 years old. What makes Kinderdance® unique is that all of our programs incorporate educational concepts in a developmentally designed curriculum that teaches to the total child. We place special emphasis on building “self-confidence” and “self-esteem” in young children.
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