Kumon Program Completer Pays It Forward
The Former Teacher Joins Her Mother as a Kumon Instructor in the Coppell Community
January 07, 2020 // Franchising.com // COPPELL, Texas - Lipi Singh has always had her eye on the prize of paving her own path in life. As the Chief Assistant at her mother’s Kumon Center for years, there was no doubt in her mind that she had a passion for educating. In addition to working there, she was also a longtime Kumon student, and even completed the Kumon Reading Program before heading off to college. Although she missed working with her community at her mother’s center after four years away at school, she couldn’t fight the itch to see what else was out there. So, after graduating with a dual bachelor’s degree, Lipi worked in the corporate world for several years. She enjoyed being out on her own, but realized she was not getting the satisfaction of helping children like she did at her mother’s center. She decided it was time to start giving back to the community that raised her and joined her mother in providing supplemental education to Coppell area families. As the Instructor of Kumon Math and Reading Center of Coppell – East, Lipi hopes to make a difference in students’ lives the same way Kumon did for her own.
“My mother has always been my biggest mentor growing up, and because of her, I knew that I wanted to have my own business but still make an impact on the community – and Kumon is the perfect fusion of that,” said Lipi Singh, Instructor of Kumon of Coppell – East. “To learn concepts years above grade level independently is a miraculous skill in itself, and I look forward to fostering that ability at my center.”
When Lipi made the decision to open her own center and to join her mother as a Kumon Instructor, she was met with extensive support. Becoming a Kumon Franchisee is an attractive business opportunity for many aspiring entrepreneurs of all ages with a passion for giving back. Up to $36,000 in startup cost assistance is available, along with detailed training and staff that will guide you through each step of the way to ensure success. Kumon is a supplemental education program that aims to unlock students’ full potential by increasing academic independence, confidence, and study skills. Through daily worksheet study, students that are enrolled in Kumon often end up mastering material far beyond grade level. Learn more about the Kumon Method today.
“I have a passion for instructing and love working with children, but I believe the most important skill that we can have as individuals is to be independent,” said Singh. “I want my students to be the best version of themselves and have the confidence to confront any challenge they may face. The skills that are learned at Kumon are not carried for only a year or five years, they are carried for a lifetime.”
About Kumon Math & Reading Centers
Kumon is an after-school math and reading enrichment program that unlocks the potential of children, so they can achieve more on their own. As a comprehensive program, Kumon serves children in preschool through high school. The learning method uses an individualized approach that helps children develop a solid command of math and reading skills. Through daily practice and mastery of materials, students increase confidence, improve concentration, and develop better study skills.
About the Kumon Franchise Business
Kumon is an ideal small business for professionals. Kumon Franchisees must have a four-year college degree, be proficient in math and reading, 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 at nearly 25,000 learning centers in 55 countries and regions.
SOURCE Kumon Math & Reading Centers
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