Sylvan Franchise Blog

Three Ohio Sylvan locations under new management

Posted by Sylvan Learning Corporate on Oct 26, 2016

The Sylvan Learning Centers of Twinsburg, Fairlawn and Strongsville are now under the ownership of Mital Rathod of Olmsted Township, Ohio.

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Sylvan franchisee Kent Kolbow talks student success, expansion

Posted by Sylvan Learning Corporate on Oct 24, 2016

For Sylvan franchisee Kent Kolbow, hearing the successes of his approximately 800 students is the highlight of his day.

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Sylvan Learning Center Under New Ownership in Twinsburg, OH

Posted by Laura Dunn on Oct 11, 2016

Congratulations to Mital Rathod, Olmsted Township on her acquisition of the Sylvan Learning Darrow Road facility! Rathod has also acquired the Fairlawn and Strongsville locations as part of a multi-unit ownership deal.

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Sylvan Teacher Becomes a Franchisee!

Posted by Courtney Wells on Jun 8, 2016


Kent Kolbow started his Sylvan journey as a math tutor at his local learning center. Fast forward 25 years later, and Kent is now the owner of seven Sylvan Learning Centers in multiple sites in the Indiana area.

"Sylvan, which has more than 600 franchise locations throughout North American, provides children in kindergarten through high school with tutoring, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education and college preparation."

Many Sylvan franchise owners choose to purchase several locations as it allows for them to continue to build upon the brand and make a positive name for themselves in their community. 

"Throughout the expansion, Kolbow never stopped teaching. He works with junior high and high school students and sometimes sees as many as 15 students during an afternoon and evening."

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Visionary Leaders Share How American Education Can Advance From B- To A+

Posted by Ali Dougherty on Dec 22, 2014

Sylvan's CEO, Jeff Cohen, was selected as one of four visionary leaders, who represent breakthrough education models, to talk to Forbes.com about technology, economics and the future of American education. Check out the full article below:

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Sylvan Franchisee Explains How to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

Posted by Ali Dougherty on Jul 2, 2014

Kari Weigel, one of our all-star franchisees, received some local media coverage on how her Sylvan Learning Center in Fargo, North Dakota, works with families to prevent summer learning loss. 

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Sylvan Franchisee in Louisville Plans to Expand Center Locations

Posted by Ali Dougherty on Jun 6, 2014

One of our Sylvan franchisees looks to expand her business throughout the Louisville, KY area. Most of our franchisees follow a similar expansion strategy (here's a list of available Sylvan territories). Check out this great feature that was published in the Louisville Business First.

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Introducing the Sylvan Learning Franchise Blog

Posted by Ali Dougherty on Jun 5, 2014

Welcome to the newest addition to Sylvan Learning's online platforms - our franchise blog!

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