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Mother of Two Pursues Longtime Passion for Education

Kumon Math and Reading Center of Franklin Square is Officially Accepting Enrollments

– Originally from Indonesia, Amelia Wicaksono left her home country to pursue a master’s degree in public administration in the United States. After meeting her husband and settling down, the new mother-of-two opted to stay at home with her kids full-time. She was deeply involved in the education of both of her children, and in her spare time, taught piano lessons around the neighborhood – an experience that helped her realize her passion for helping students develop new concepts. When Amelia reached a point where she was ready to re-enter the work force, she decided to look into owning her own business. She originally learned about the Kumon Program while in Indonesia, as she saw countless children benefit from it. Her interests in education and becoming a small business owner merged, and today, Amelia is the proud Instructor of Kumon Math and Reading Center of Franklin Square.

“I truly believe in the Kumon Method – especially the way the worksheets are designed to optimize self-learning,” said Amelia Wicksono, Instructor of Kumon Math and Reading Center of Franklin Square. “Through repetition, practice, and perseverance, I have no doubt that my students will master each new concept they come across in my center.”

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