TEANECK, N.J., Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of additional parents in Greater Portland will now have access to an individualized learning program for their preschool to high school aged children. Kumon, the world's largest after-school math and reading program, is expanding in Greater Portland with the opening of Kumon Math and Reading of Portland-Hollywood.
Portland was recently recognized as one of Money Magazine's six best big cities, while also earning honors as the best in the West. The growth and popularity of Portland makes it an ideal location for Kumon's expansion.
"Kumon has experienced a great deal of success in Greater Portland for over 20 years," said Larry Lambert, vice president of franchise recruitment at Kumon North America. "As the demand for Kumon continues, our main goal and commitment remains to provide as many children with an academic advantage and love for learning."
Kumon's Presence in Greater Portland
- 2,206 subject enrollments at 14 centers
- First center opened in 1993
- 35 percent increase in numbers of centers opened in last 10 years
- 51 percent increase in subject enrollments in last 10 years
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.
About Kumon Math & Reading Centers:
Kumon is an after-school math and reading enrichment program that unlocks the potential of children in preschool through high school, so they can achieve more on their own. The learning method uses an individualized approach that helps children develop a solid command of math and reading skills. Visit kumon.com to learn more.
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 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.
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