TEANECK, N.J., Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of additional parents in Greater Pittsburgh 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 the area with the opening of its first learning center in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania.
There are 43 Kumon Math and Reading Centers in Pennsylvania, including six in Greater Pittsburgh. The new learning center in Cranberry Township is part of Kumon's 2017 expansion plan of opening 100 new centers nationwide.
"Cranberry Township is one of the fastest-growing municipalities of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area, making it an ideal location for Kumon's expansion," said Larry Lambert, vice president of franchise recruitment at Kumon North America. "We look forward to meeting the region's high demand for supplemental education programs with the addition of the new center in Cranberry Township."
Kumon's Presence in Greater Pittsburgh
- 1,179 subject enrollments at six centers
- 20 percent increase in the number of centers in last five years
- 45 percent increase in subject enrollments in last five years
The Kumon Method empowers children to become self-learners and is designed to advance 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, 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 50 countries and regions.