Kumon: One of the top 500 franchises in the United States
Floy is the instructor at Kumon Peabody Center and Ellia at Beverly Center—both Centers are located at Boston’s Northshore area.
Listen to host Eric Dye & guests Floy Berrian and Ellia Jang discuss the following:
- What is Kumon?
- What are the benefits of studying Kumon and how is Kumon different from other Math and/or Reading programs?
- What is the process of enrolling?
- How long is the program?
- How did you become a Kumon instructor? What’s your entrepreneurial journey like.
- I know Kumon is voted as one of the top 500 franchises in the United States so if any of our listeners are interested to be just like you, how can one become a Kumon instructor?
Floy Berrian is a certified Instructor of Kumon Math and Reading Center of Peabody, MA.
She is a pioneer Kumon Instructor, having opened her first Center in 1999. She has a bachelors in Medical Technology and worked as a clinical chemist in Yale New Haven Hospital and later in Princeton Medical Center in New Jersey and as a medical software specialist for a multinational biotech company in Boston. Floy’s Kumon journey started after visiting a relative in Vancouver Canada, whose children were doing Kumon Math. She was impressed with their calculating skills and decided to open one of the first Kumon Centers in New England. 20 years later, Floy continues to work as a Kumon Instructor, successfully developing and maximizing the potential of children using the Kumon Method.
Ellia Jang is the Instructor of Kumon Math and Reading Center of Beverly, MA.
As a young educator and entrepreneur, she is living her dream of following in her parents’ footsteps of being a small business owner. With a degree in psychology and elementary education, Ellia continues her passion of working with children through Kumon. She started her Kumon journey when she worked part-time in a Kumon Center owned by a family friend for two years. Ellia saw the benefits of learning through the Kumon Method and knew early on that she wanted a lifelong career as a Kumon Instructor. Not long after graduation, she opened her own Kumon Center in Beverly MA in March 2018 becoming one of the youngest Kumon Instructors across USA.
About Kumon Math & Reading Centers:
Kumon is an after-school math and reading enrichment program that unlocks the potential of children, so they can achieve more on their own. As a comprehensive program, Kumon serves children in preschool through high school. The learning method uses an individualized approach that helps children develop a solid command of math and reading skills. Through daily practice and mastery of materials, students increase confidence, improve concentration, and develop better study skills. Founded in 1958, Kumon celebrates its 60th year serving children worldwide. Kumon has over four million students enrolled at nearly 25,000 learning centers in 50 countries and regions.
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 celebrates its 60th year serving children worldwide. Kumon has over four million students enrolled in nearly 25,000 learning centers in 50 countries and regions.
Floy Berrian and Ellia Jang, two esteemed educators and entrepreneurs who each own and manage one of over 50 Kumon Centers across Boston and New England join Enterprise Radio.
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