Kiddie Academy, an education-based childcare franchise organization, will be attending the Franchise Expo South in Miami Beach, FL in January 2013, giving entrepreneurs and business owners an opportunity to explore the company’s business model.
“This is one of the first trade shows the company has participated in for quite some time. We look forward to meeting entrepreneurs and discussing the Kiddie Academy opportunity . It’s exciting to be a part of this show,” said Sue Hilger, vice president of franchise development at Kiddie Academy. “We have a lot of new and interesting initiatives and programs happening at Kiddie Academy, and the Expo is a terrific time to share that news with a large audience.”
Kiddie Academy, with over 30 years in educational child care, sets itself apart with its Life Essentials® philosophy, which is based on four based on four pillars: developmentally appropriate curriculum, character education, technology education, and health and fitness that together help prepare children for life. According to Claire Haas, vice president of education, the program emphasizes learning through play and the development of the whole child.
The company has been franchising since 1991 and its team provides thorough support services. According to Hilger, by maintaining constant interaction with the franchise community, they are able to provide truly relevant tools, assistance and ideas to each franchisee in the following areas: site selection, construction, training and assistance with the pre-opening/grand opening stage.
For more than 30 years, Kiddie Academy® has been a leader in education-based child care. The company serves families and their children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old, offering full time care, before- and after-school care and summer camp programs. Kiddie Academy’s proprietary Life Essentials® curriculum, supporting programs, methods, activities and techniques help prepare children for school and for life. Kiddie Academy is using the globally recognized AdvancED accreditation system, signifying its commitment to quality education and the highest standards in child care. Kiddie Academy is an official partner of the nonprofit organization, First Book, and is dedicated to supporting children’s literacy.
Kiddie Academy Domestic Franchising is based in Maryland and has over 100 academies located in 24 states, including two company-owned locations. Approximately 40 additional academies are in development, with 15 to 20 new locations slated to open each year.
Contact Kiddie Academy to learn more about its franchise opportunities.