Lifelong Entrepreneur Joins Wife as Kumon Instructor
Kumon Parent Hopes to Further Expand Academic Confidence in Area Students at Kumon of Overland Park- West
January 07, 2020 // Franchising.com // OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Entrepreneurship has been a constant in Khaled Mobarak’s life. Upon earning a dual bachelor’s degree in sociology and business administration, he embarked on a decades-long career as a business owner in the retail industry. For the past ten years, Khaled’s wife has been pursuing her passion for education as a Kumon Franchisee. During that time, Khaled witnessed dramatic academic growth in his three children through the Kumon Math and Reading Program.When it came time for Khaled to look into his next business venture, he had his sights set on joining his wife as a Kumon Franchisee. Now, as the owner and Instructor of Kumon Math and Reading Center of of Overland Park - West, the husband and wife team are working together to spread a love for learning in area students.
“Seeing my wife’s joy when working with her students, along with the growth of my children’s academic confidence inspired me to become a Kumon Instructor,” said Khaled Mobarak, Instructor of Kumon Math and Reading Center of Overland Park- West. “I am excited for the Kumon Method to have the same impact on area families as it has had on mine.”
Although Khaled had more knowledge about becoming a Kumon Franchisee than the average applicant because of his wife’s experience, he was still met with extensive support on inquiring for himself. It’s an attractive business opportunity for many aspiring entrepreneurs, with just a $1,000 franchise fee and up to $36,000 in startup cost assistance available. 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 that are enrolled in Kumon often end up mastering material far beyond grade level. Learn more about the Kumon Method today.
“I look forward to partnering with local schools to help students reach their potential and eliminate obstacles,” said Mobarak. “The Kumon Method’s focus on self-learning will help me join my wife in creating many more productive members of our community.”
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.
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 55 countries and regions.
SOURCE Kumon Math & Reading Centers
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