Sylvan Learning is the leading provider of tutoring and supplemental education services to students of all ages and skill levels. At Sylvan, our warm and caring tutors tailor individualized learning plans that build the skills, habits and attitudes students need to succeed in school and in life. Affordable tutoring instruction is available in math, reading, writing, study skills, homework help, test prep and more at more than 1,100 learning centers in the United States, Canada and abroad.
Sylvan Learning was founded in 1979 and is North America's leading provider of private tutoring for children in grades pre-K through 12. Today, we are proud to have more than 1,100 centers conveniently located in neighborhoods across the United States and Canada. Each location delivers personalized tutoring programs to students—of all ages and skills levels—in every academic subject, including test preparation.
Sylvan Learning is owned by Educate Services, Inc., a leading pre-K through 12 education services company that delivers tutoring and other supplemental education services to students and their families.
Product & Services
The high-demand opportunity that awaits you… Every day, thousands of parents contact Sylvan Learning to develop a love for learning in their children. And every day, people like you take the first step toward realizing their dream of operating their own tutoring franchise, and making positive changes in the lives of families.
It's easy to see why more parents turn to Sylvan than to any other tutor. For more than 25 years, Sylvan has been helping millions of students learn to read, write, calculate, and organize themselves to be successful in school. But more importantly, Sylvan has helped these children develop a love of learning and confidence for life. Sylvan is more than just a tutor; we provide the individual attention, personalized lesson plans and positive reinforcement students need to achieve their goals and get on the road to success.
What makes Sylvan the industry leader? More parents, more teachers and more students all turn to Sylvan more than any other tutoring service. Primarily because we have been so successful at helping students reach their potential inside and outside the classroom for more than a quarter of a century. Sylvan offers a unique approach to learning that sets us apart from any other tutoring service.
Qualifications Successful background in sales, marketing, management, and/or education. Strong desire to build successful business that serves vital need in community. Knowledge of local market.
The profile of successful franchisees includes the following traits:
Enjoy working with children
Have the support of their families
Entrepreneurial and have business and sales skills
A leader in the community
Ability to balance being a boss and being a member of a network
Passionate and appreciative of the many benefits of franchising and proud of their success
Training & Support
Training and Support Comprehensive franchisee and staff training at corporate headquarters and locally, including initial training, regional meetings, annual conference and web-based training.
With almost 30 years of experience and nearly 1,200 centers located throughout North America, Sylvan offers personalized instruction to students in-center, online and at home. Learn more about Sylvan and find out how you can join the leader in the growing supplemental education market.
#1 Franchisor Overall, as rated by Success Magazine, 2000
Brand awareness is twice as strong as any competitor in the industry
More than three times the advertising spending of any other learning center brand
Sylvan Learning Center
1001 Fleet Street
Baltimore, MD 21202