Children’s Lighthouse Bolsters Corporate Team with Early Education Curriculum Expert
Fast-Growing Fort Worth-Based Educational Childcare Franchise Taps Chrissy Barrow for New Role
June 11, 2019 // Franchising.com // FORT WORTH, Texas - Children's Lighthouse Learning CentersSM, widely recognized as the leading values-based, early-education childcare provider in the United States, announced today the appointment of Chrissy Barrow as Curriculum and Training Specialist. The role is a new full-time position at the Children’s Lighthouse corporate office.
Barrow’s appointment marks continued growth for the childcare provider, which opened its 50th location in Richmond, Texas in February.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Chrissy to the growing team,” said Michael Brown, president of Children’s Lighthouse Learning CentersSM. “Her expertise in curriculum development will help guide Children’s Lighthouse as we continue to lead the industry in innovative, values-based early education.”
Barrow brings extensive experience in the early education field to Children’s Lighthouse, having worked for the early education programs with the Department of Defense since 2010. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Post University and a master’s degree in Education Curriculum and Instruction from Texas A&M University.
The brand, which was founded in 1995, has early learning schools across the United States, including Alabama, California, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, North Carolina and Texas and has 30 locations in development. Children’s Lighthouse anticipates adding several dozen more locations to the pipeline in 2019.
The mission of Children’s Lighthouse is to connect families together with independent owners in an effort to enrich communities through a relationship based on safety and trust. Children’s Lighthouse does this by partnering with parents to develop children with character values and physical wellness in a S.T.R.E.A.M.SM enriched learning environment. Additionally, franchisees across the network are actively involved with their local communities and regularly give back through volunteering, donations and more.
Launched 24 years ago, Children’s Lighthouse provides entrepreneurs with the opportunity to open in attractive metropolitan areas. Ownership in a Children’s Lighthouse franchise includes a full suite of support services, including site selection, financing guidance, construction administration and grand opening marketing best practices. Children’s Lighthouse’s initial and ongoing training and support is led by an experienced team of childcare veterans, providing the franchise owner invaluable insight and leadership for the entire life of the franchise.
About Children’s Lighthouse
Established in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1995, Children's Lighthouse Learning CentersSM are among the leaders in providing value-based educational childcare. Currently, Children’s Lighthouse has 50 schools in operation and 30 additional franchise locations in the development pipeline. Children’s Lighthouse has been named a “Best Places to Work” by the Dallas and San Antonio Business Journals and has received the “Franchise 500” designation by Entrepreneur magazine due to its stability, financial strength and growth.
For more information about Children's Lighthouse Learning CentersSM, visit www.childrenslighthouse.com.
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