Yearly Archives: 2016

  • From the Blog:

    Kiddie Academy Announces Latest Creative Campaign Addition

    This winter, Kiddie Academy’s Amazing Starts Here® creative campaign is inspired by compassionate and empathetic historical pioneers like Florence Nightingale, Marie Curie and Elizabeth Blackwell. Kiddie Academy released the latest character in the creative campaign, fourth in the line-up following characters inspired by Albert Einstein, Abraham Lincoln and Sally Ride, in an effort to highlight […]

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    Storytime LIVE! Featuring Curious George Brings More Than 5,000 Families to Kiddie Academy Nationwide

    Curious George spent his summer reading at more than 100 different Kiddie Academy locations nationwide during the 6th Annual Storytime LIVE! event hosted between July and September 2016. This year’s Storytime LIVE! event attracted upwards of 5,600 families and nearly 8,500 children to participating academies. During the event, attendees were able to meet and take […]

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    National Small Business Week at Kiddie Academy

    It’s National Small Business Week and the Small Business Administration (SBA) has designated this year’s theme as “Dream Big, Start Small.” Every year since 1963, SBA takes the opportunity to highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and others from across the nation through National Small Business Week. According to the SBA, more […]

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    Kiddie Academy® Primed for Double-Digit Franchise Growth In 2016

    Answering the growing demand for education-based child care, Kiddie Academy®, a nationally networked franchise with more than 147 locations nationwide, announced an aggressive expansion plan to develop 30 new locations in 2016. On the heels of opening 20 new locations in 2015, the company will expand its national footprint through its franchising model from California and Texas to Florida and the Northeast. […]

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    Amazing Starts Here, Introducing a Role Model for Ingenuity and Curiosity

    This spring, Kiddie Academy’s “Amazing Starts Here” creative campaign continues the trend of introducing children to role models who are known for their exceptional leadership and character. Third in the “Amazing Starts Here” campaign line-up is a new role model for ingenuity and curiosity inspired by Sally Ride. Sally Ride was much more than the noted-first woman […]

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    Kiddie Academy Helps Franchisees Find Their Inner Kid

    Kiddie Academy’s Vice President of Franchise Development, Greg White, shared with the Baltimore Business Journal (BBJ) how he helps franchisees find their inner kid! His interview with Associate Editor, Jonathan Munshaw was featured in the March 18, 2016 print edition of the BBJ. Greg talked about his passion to make a difference and make a change […]

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    DanceParty! Rocked, System-wide

    On Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, Kiddie Academy hosted its inaugural birthday DanceParty! at Kiddie Academies across the country to celebrate the company’s 35th anniversary. During the event, participating Kiddie Academies leveraged the company’s partnership with its Music & More program to teach different dances to event attendees, young and old. The event culminated in an energetic and […]

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    Make Way for Annual Kiddie Academy Conference

    Every year, the Kiddie Academy corporate team works to coordinate a network-wide conference and convention expo. Franchisees are invited to learn about new programs, hear from industry leaders, meet preferred vendors, and share their own best practices as a Kiddie Academy business owner. With this year’s conference in Scottsdale, known for its dry climate, world-class […]

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    Kiddie Academy Named a Fastest Growing Franchise for 2016

    This month, Kiddie Academy®, was named a “Fastest Growing Franchise for 2016” by Franchise Gator, a leading internet directory of franchise and business opportunities for entrepreneurs. Kiddie Academy is based in Maryland and has almost 150 academies located in 24 states.  Approximately 60 additional academies are currently in development, with  approximately 30 new locations slated […]

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    2016 Child Care Franchising Trends

    We recently addressed the power of the child care profession and the fulfillment it can offer a family-minded entrepreneur. The for-profit childcare industry accounts for $18 billion per year (source). The continued success of the Kiddie Academy franchise over the past 35 years is evidence that parents are looking for earlier opportunities to give their […]

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