Posts Tagged ‘The Goddard School’

A recent article in The Huffington Post featured Dr. Jack Maypole’s advice for helping children get a good night’s sleep. Dr. Maypole serves on The Goddard School’s Educational Advisory Board, which is one of the many resources that GSI provides to support its franchisees. Read the full story here.

 

Brad and Risa May, franchisees of two Goddard Schools located in Chantilly, VA, were recently interviewed by Franchising World in an article about the softening lending environment. It can be easier to secure financing if your business is part of a successful franchise such as The Goddard School®. Read the full story here.

 

New Franchises are Available in the Boston Area

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Goddard Systems, Inc. is seeking franchisees for up to 30 new Goddard Schools in the greater Boston area. Joe Schumacher, Goddard Systems’ CEO, outlines the real estate needs of a new School in the Boston Business Journal. Click here for the full article.

 

Atlanta Public Affairs Radio invited Dr. Craig Bach, VP, Education at Goddard Systems, Inc., to discuss the benefits of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) learning. Dr. Bach serves on The Goddard School’s Educational Advisory Board, which is one of the many resources that GSI provides to support its franchisees. Click here to hear the segment.

 

Angela and Don Baker, the franchisees of The Goddard School located in Avon, OH, recently announced their plans to expand their School. Joe Schumacher, Goddard Systems’ CEO, and Bryan Jensen, Avon’s mayor, both attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Read the full story here.

 

Lee Scott, The Goddard School’s resident expert on curriculum development and parent engagement, was featured in a Parents.com article about how to help young children make friends. Lee Scott serves on The Goddard School’s Educational Advisory Board, one of the many resources that provides support to franchisees. Click here to read more.

 

Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI), the franchisor of The Goddard School® preschool system, announced today its newest school is opening in Sienna Plantation, Texas. Located at 6111 Sienna Ranch Road in Missouri City, the new school is owned by Sudhir and Suzie Parihar. In honor of the Houston area school’s opening, the community is invited to a grand opening celebration on Saturday, October 18.

“I know from personal experience with our three young children the impact high quality education can make on families,” said Sudhir, who is the Sienna Plantation on-site owner. “Further, I am anxious to combine my business background and passion for early childhood education in this new venture to benefit the entire community.”

The grand opening festivities at The Goddard School located in Sienna Plantation will be held from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturday, October 18. At the celebration, families will enjoy pumpkin painting, mask decorating, games, prizes and other fall activities. Families who enroll during this event will receive free registration for children.

Prior to becoming a Goddard School franchisee, Sudhir was with Motorola as a business development manager and is an electrical engineer by degree. He and his family first became aware of The Goddard School when searching for local childcare centers for their own children and toured a school in Illinois. They were impressed with every aspect of that school and felt a desire to own a school to operate their own business and impact their community.  Sudhir’s wife, Suzie, owns and operates The Goddard School located in Pearland, Texas that has been open since 2009; she will also be on-site part time at the Sienna Plantation school.

Sudhir and Suzie’s three young children have all attended The Goddard School and their youngest, age 4, is a current Pre-K student.  The family enjoys road trips, movies and swimming together.  Sudhir is also a member of and volunteers at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

The Goddard School preschool system operates on a dual-management system, distinctive in the early childhood education industry. Each location is managed on-site by the franchise owner, as well as an educational director responsible for working with teachers and implementing the curriculum. This separation and clear delineation of roles has resulted in The Goddard School preschool system’s success and high satisfaction ratings for more than 25 years.

The Goddard School located in Sienna Plantation opening is part of GSI’s expansion plan across the United States to open 30 new schools per year by 2019.

“As we aggressively add schools across the country, we are confident that our franchise model will provide entrepreneurs with profitable businesses and unmatched support,” said Joe Schumacher, chief executive officer, Goddard Systems, Inc. “Our goal is to share the benefits of our brand of high quality early childhood education as we expand in Houston’s Sienna Plantation community and others across the nation.”

Long recognized as the industry leader, The Goddard School preschool system has been consistently listed in Entrepreneur magazine’s “Franchise 500” ranking as the number one childcare franchise for 13 consecutive years (January 2014).

For additional information about The Goddard School located in Sienna Plantation, please call 281-778-8200 or email SiennaPlantationTX@goddardschools.com.

Franchising information is available on www.goddardschoolfranchise.com or call 800-272-4901 to speak with a franchise development executive.

The Goddard School Holds Grand Opening Celebration on October

Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI), the franchisor of The Goddard School® preschool system, announced today its newest school is opening in Long Meadow Farms, Texas. Located at 21024 West Bellfort Street in Richmond, the new school is owned by husband and wife team Samir and Tamkeen Shroff. In honor of the Houston area school’s opening, the community is invited to a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration on Saturday, October 11.

“My husband and I have always been passionate about education,” said Tamkeen Shroff, co-owner of The Goddard School. “Our three young children have inspired us to share our passion with the local community and provide a high quality of education that will contribute to the growth and development of other children in our area.”

The grand opening festivities at The Goddard School located in Long Meadow Farms will be held from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturday, October 11. In addition to the ribbon cutting ceremony, families will enjoy rides, face painting, a balloon artist and other fall activities and crafts. Families who enroll during this event will receive free registration for children.

Prior to becoming a Goddard School franchisee, Tamkeen spent 12 years in the education field as a secondary school administrator and teacher. This is the first joint business venture for Tamkeen and her husband Samir. The two have assembled a team of directors to provide excellence throughout the school, including Annmarie George as operations director and manager of health and safety and Myra Hardwick as curriculum specialist.

The Shroffs are very involved in the community and have actively volunteered in Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth during the past 20 years with organizations including the Social Safety Net, Aga Khan Foundation and the Education Board for the Ismaili Centers. They’ve also worked with local seniors to find resources and services that help them maintain their independence and social connection in their older age.

The Goddard School preschool system operates on a dual-management system, distinctive in the early childhood education industry. Each location is managed on-site by the franchise owner, as well as an educational director responsible for working with teachers and implementing the curriculum. This separation and clear delineation of roles has resulted in The Goddard School preschool system’s success and high satisfaction ratings for more than 25 years.

The Goddard School located in Long Meadow Farms opening is part of GSI’s expansion plan across the United States to open 30 new schools per year by 2019.

“As we aggressively add schools across the country, we are confident that our franchise model will provide entrepreneurs with profitable businesses and unmatched support,” said Joe Schumacher, chief executive officer, Goddard Systems, Inc. “Our goal is to share the benefits of our brand of high quality early childhood education as we expand in Houston’s Long Meadow Farm community and others across the nation.”

Long recognized as the industry leader, The Goddard School preschool system has been consistently listed in Entrepreneur magazine’s “Franchise 500″ ranking as the number one childcare franchise for 13 consecutive years (January 2014).

For additional information about The Goddard School located in Long Meadow Farms, please call 281-232-7980 or email Richmond2TX@goddardschools.com. Franchising information is available on www.goddardschoolfranchise.com or call 800-272-4901 to speak with a franchise development executive.

Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI), the franchisor of The Goddard School®preschool system, announced its newest school opening in Flower Mound, Texas. Located at 4051 Cross Timbers Road inFlower Mound, the new school is owned by local entrepreneur Alpa Oswal and her business partners Kartavya and Mitesh Patel.

“We are thrilled to open our new school in Flower Mound,” said Alpa Oswal, co-owner of The Goddard School. “We’re very much looking forward to meeting new families at the grand opening celebration and are eager to provide the community with a strong foundation for educational and social growth.”

This is the first Goddard School franchise for Oswal, though her business partners have had a hand in opening other Goddard Schools in the past. Prior to joining The Goddard School family, Oswal owned an event decor and coordinating company for 13 years and received a bachelor’s degree in English literature. She is currently an active member of the Flower Mound community and often volunteers for the Chamber of Commerce.

The Goddard School preschool system operates on a dual-management system, distinctive in the early childhood education industry. Each location is managed on-site by the franchise owner, as well as an educational director responsible for working with teachers and implementing the curriculum. This separation and clear delineation of roles has resulted in The Goddard School preschool system’s success and high satisfaction ratings for more than 25 years.

The Goddard School opening in Flower Mound is part of GSI’s expansion plan across the United States to open 30 new schools per year by 2019.

“As we aggressively add schools across the country, we are confident that our franchise model will provide entrepreneurs with profitable businesses and unmatched support,” said Joe Schumacher, chief executive officer, Goddard Systems, Inc. “Our goal is to share the benefits of our brand of high quality early childhood education as we expand in Flower Mound and other communities across the nation.”

Long recognized as the industry leader, The Goddard School preschool system has been consistently listed in Entrepreneur magazine’s “Franchise 500″ ranking as the number one childcare franchise for 13 consecutive years (January 2014).

For additional information about The Goddard School located in Flower Mound, please call 972-717-2310 or email FlowerMoundTX@goddardschools.com. Franchising information is available on www.goddardschoolfranchise.com or call 800-272-4901 to speak with a franchise development executive.

 

This Harvard Business Review blog article offered pearls of wisdom from Goddard Systems’ CEO, Joe Schumacher, on why midsize companies should set priorities and avoid procrastination. Read the full article here.