Huntington Learning Center Experiences Growth as Tutoring Demand Surges, Highlights Franchisee Success in Local Markets
December 17, 2021 // Franchising.com // Oradell, N.J. – Huntington Learning Center, a K-12 tutoring and test preparation provider, reports on growth brand-wide as the demand for tutoring services skyrockets. Over the past 21 months, Huntington Learning Center has rolled out new programs, support systems, and tools equipping franchisees to meet demand and handle the learning loss crisis head on, while franchisees have taken community relationships and internal marketing strategies to the next level coming out of the pandemic.
As the pandemic began taking its toll on brick-and-mortar operations worldwide, Huntington Learning Center acted quickly to adjust its services for franchisees – launching HuntingtonHelps LIVE, a 100% online tutoring service, Huntington Study Hall, which allows centers to safely open for students to go and attend virtual school while being proctored by a Huntington tutor and Huntington Homework Help and Huntington Performance Coach, tools that enhanced learning based on assessments and communication with local schools to target key subject areas for each student, and provided sessions for students specifically targeting task maintenance and organization.
As a result of the new services and programs launched, in addition to individualized marketing efforts within the local communities they serve, Huntington Learning Center franchisees were able to maintain their tutoring businesses throughout the pandemic.
One franchisee, Troy Ingle, an Air Force veteran and past engineer, has owned his Huntington Learning Center in Fleming Island, Florida for the past five years, and he reports that 2021 has been the best year yet for his business. Creating the online tutoring option swiftly and efficiently during a critical time during the COVID pandemic in 2020 allowed for his business to be shut down for less than two months before he was able to regain students and families at his center. In addition to receiving the support from Huntington Learning Center to set his business up for success, Ingle is an active member of his community – serving on multiple school board advisory councils and assisting with providing job readiness interview opportunities to junior and senior-level high school kids.
The programs and tools created increased revenue lines for franchisees during the pandemic and beyond. Cheri Reid, Huntington Learning Center owner and operator in Skokie, Illinois, speaks on her center’s ability to maintain operations during the pandemic.
Huntington Learning Center is committed to empowering students to unlock their full potential. Whether it’s K-12 tutoring or test prep for college entrance exams or state standardized tests, Huntington Learning Center is able to tailor personalized plans that accelerates students’ abilities and improves their scores by focusing on individual student needs using an advanced performance tool, Navigator. Each student receives an Academic Evaluation that pinpoints academic strengths and weaknesses, and from there, tutors are able determine the best course of action.
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