– Melissa Lee-Doan’s experience working across several industries within corporate America never compared to the time spent at home watching her children develop. She always had her eyes peeled for ways to help them grow academically. After enrolling them in a nearby Kumon Math and Reading Center, Lee-Doan watched in awe as their academic confidence, independence, and ability quickly grew.
The experience helped her realize her next endeavor. As the new owner and Instructor of Kumon of Houston – Woodland Heights, she is now able to continue to watch her own children grow, as well as provide the same opportunity to countless area students.
“I truly believe in the power of the Kumon Method, and have witnessed the positive impact of the program firsthand in my children,” said Melissa Lee-Doan, owner and Instructor of Kumon of Houston – Woodland Heights. “Beyond that, I have always wanted to pursue a career that inspires me to do better, and what better way is there than to help students grow.”
Kumon is a supplemental education program that aims to unlock students’ full potential by increasing academic independence, confidence, and study skills. Through daily worksheet study, students enrolled in Kumon often end up mastering material far beyond grade level. Learn more about the Kumon Method today.
When Lee-Doan reached out for more information on becoming a Kumon Franchisee, she was met with an extensive network of support. Becoming a Kumon Franchisee is an attractive business opportunity for many aspiring entrepreneurs, as up to $36,000 in startup cost assistance is available to further assist new franchisees.
“My vision for this center is to be a place where children enjoy learning, and to give them a learning experience that helps prepare them for high school,” said Lee-Doan. “A place where parents are happy to bring their kids and stand in solidarity with them that there’s nothing more important than their child's education.”
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 has over four million students enrolled at nearly 25,000 learning centers in 51 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 has over four million students enrolled at nearly 25,000 learning centers in 51 countries and regions.