• Kiddie Academy® Franchisee Brings Home National Award

    August 16, 2017
    Local winner honored at national educational child care provider’s annual conference
    Longwood-Lake Mary, FL (Grassroots Newswire) 8-15-2017 – Ted and Hilda Cockram, owners of Kiddie Academy of Longwood-Lake Mary, located at 905 Longwood Hills Road, recently received the 2016 Life Essentials®, Franchisee of the Year award at Kiddie Academy’s® Annual Conference this month. Hundreds of franchisees and 160 Academies nationwide are considered for this award.
    According to the President of Kiddie Academy, Greg Helwig, winners were honored for their extensive contributions to the Kiddie Academy system by way of mentoring, leading, and championing the brand’s key growth initiatives. Helwig shared that common denominators among Kiddie Academy’s Annual Conference winners include ambassadorship of brand systems, standards and processes; commitment to customer service and satisfaction; accountability for staff motivation and retention; and a devotion to building community.
    “An important trait that all Kiddie Academy franchisees share is a passion for our industry, our brand, and the people who drive the company’s success every day. With so many dedicated professionals working to provide best-in-class early educational childcare in an environment that fosters learning and development, as well as the highest safety standards, the ‘best of the best’ are truly ‘doing it all’ and doing an exceptional job,” said Helwig. “This year’s award winners exemplify the highest standards of professionalism and caring, and we are proud to recognize their contributions not only to Kiddie Academy, but to their communities, neighborhoods, and thousands of families nationwide.”
    More than 186 Kiddie Academy locations in 24 states and the District of Columbia serve over 20,000 families nationwide. For more information about Kiddie Academy of Longwood-Lake Mary and their Life Essentials®curriculum approach to preparing children for school and for life, please contact Ted Cockram at (407) 332-0045or ted.cockram@kiddieacademy.net. For more information about Kiddie Academy, please visit www.kiddieacademy.com.
    About Kiddie Academy®
    Since its inception, Kiddie Academy® has been a leader in educational child care. The company serves families and their children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old, offering full-time care, before- and after-school care, and summer camp programs.  Kiddie Academy's proprietary Life Essentials® curriculum, supporting programs, methods, activities, and techniques help prepare children for life. Kiddie Academy has received corporate accreditation from the globally recognized AdvancED accreditation system, signifying its commitment to quality education and the highest standards in child care. For more information, visit www.kiddieacademy.com or find Kiddie Academy on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/KiddieAcademy.
    About Kiddie Academy® Franchising
    Kiddie Academy Domestic Franchising is based in Maryland and has more than 186 academies located in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Approximately 30 new locations opened in 2016, and 35 more are expected to open in 2017 bringing Kiddie Academy’s network to more than 200 open and operating locations by 2018. For more information, visit http://www.kiddieacademyfranchising.com/.
    Ted Cockram, Owner
    (407) 332-0045
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