Kumon Celebrates 25th Year Servicing the Chicago Area

More than 50,000 Local Children Have Benefited from the Kumon Method of Learning

Oakbrook Terrace, IL (June 10, 2015) On June 17, 2015, the Chicago Branch office of Kumon North America will celebrate its 25th year supporting the growth of more than 100 Kumon Math and Reading Centers throughout the region. Nearly 50 Kumon Instructors from the Chicago area are expected to gather at the Kumon of Willowbrook Center from 12:00p.m. – 1:00p.m for the celebration. Franchise owners who were with Kumon since it first established its presence in the community will share a few words with staff and fellow franchisees at the event.

“Kumon has experienced tremendous growth over the past 25 years,” says Denise Cziraky, Chicago ....

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  • “These results translated into a self-esteem boost that I didn’t anticipate,” Ms. Goldman said.

  • Teachers are recommending students who can benefit from Kumon’s instruction and, with parent involvement, are making the enrichment center an official partner in the learning process.

  • “The idea is not for Kumon students to be ‘tutored’ per se but to ‘self-propel’ through the material,” says center director Naomi Sazuki…

  • Even if your child prefers roving work stations to a dedicated desk, identify appropriate study spots and make sure she has all necessary supplies. “Try to pick the quietest areas in your home that will have as few distractions as possible,” advises Rima Muth from the national math and reading enrichment program Kumon.

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