How we support franchisees, step by step.

Kiddie Academy helps prepare you for your Grand Opening and continues to support you in your day-to-day operations. You’ll gain knowledge through regional training seminars, one-on-one meetings, our frequently updated KARES blog, webinars and networking with experienced franchisees at our annual conference. Here’s how we help:


Site Selection

Our experienced real estate team will help you evaluate and select the ideal site for your franchise location Your future Kiddie Academy can be developed as a new building, a retrofit of an existing structure or within a shopping center or office park. You can lease or purchase your building. Everyone has different needs, so we keep our real estate options flexible.



Our construction team will work with you in a variety of ways to keep your development project moving- from concept plans to assisting with the zoning process and guiding your Kiddie Academy construction.



We’ll leverage our strong relationships with many national and regional lenders to help you engage with them as you secure financing. We’ll supply you with templates and training to help you develop your loan package. We’ll also review your business plan before you submit it to lenders. Our finance team is here to work with you from site selection through loan closing and gran opening.


Initial Training

Training begins at Kiddie Academy’s headquarters in Maryland and includes classroom and hands-on experiences. You and your Academy Director will learn all about our proprietary Life Essentials® curriculum and educational philosophy. Beyond that, you’ll benefit from ready-to-use marketing, operations and financial tools.


Pre-Opening, Grand Opening and Onward

Your dedicated Pre-Opening Enrollment Manager will visit your site, provide additional training and share best practices in education, operations and marketing. Each consultant is accountable for a limited number of franchisees, so you’ll, get quality time and thorough business counseling across a wide range of topics.


Full-time subject matter experts. All for you.

There are many steps to starting and running an educational child care business. Kiddie Academy gives you access to tools, ideas and support in all of these areas:

  • Real Estate
  • Construction
  • Training
  • Operations
  • Business Analysis
  • Education
  • Marketing
  • Technology

Meet the Team

Discover what Kiddie Academy means to our franchises. Read their stories.