Franchising provides entrepreneurs an incredible opportunity to start their own business with abundant support and resources. And while opening a new business can be intimidating, investing in profitable industries like childcare centers lowers the financial risk involved. Daycare franchises like Ducklings Early Learning Center can boost your professional career and personal development all while enhancing early education opportunities for families.
Below, we outline the benefits of franchising a daycare center and why you should consider joining the Ducklings family.
According to the Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC), the childcare industry remains highly profitable, as more parents need third-party assistance during working hours. Research finds this growth continues despite economic recessions, making investing in a franchise opportunity a low-risk venture. Further, Grand Review Research projects an annual combined revenue of $73.8 billion by 2027, with a compound annual growth rate of 3.9% from 2020 to 2027.
Proven Business Model
Franchisees don’t have to start their business from scratch, as they can replicate a successful business model and marketing strategy. Franchisees also obtain access to training guidelines, support networks, and quality control to guarantee long-term success for this growing franchise opportunity.
Ducklings offers initial guidance and ongoing, hands-on support and resources to franchisees to ensure business growth. From helping to secure funding and negotiating purchasing agreements to an evolving curriculum, Ducklings franchise owners are set up to succeed from the start. Our proven business model enables franchisees to nurture their professional and personal development while making a difference in the lives of young children.
Customers, especially parents, place trust in a recognized brand name. Having a reputable brand name behind your business can help attract customers and increase your visibility in the marketplace. Ducklings is a long-standing and respected provider of high-quality early childhood education with over 25 years of industry experience.
Because of our established track record and contacts with vendors who understand our business model, Ducklings can assist franchisees find financing opportunities. This can lead to better negotiations regarding loans, real estate, and lease and facility agreements.
Moreover, daycare franchises have an established curriculum based on researched frameworks that accommodate a variety of learning styles. Entrepreneurs and enrolled families can trust in a streamlined curriculum that values individualized needs while concentrating on core subjects.
Ducklings’ proprietary Here We Grow® Curriculum was developed by top early education experts and is shared through a custom digital sharing tool to verify consistent training and lesson planning. Our one-of-a-kind program blends our degreed teachers’ creative ideas with multiple recognized schools of thought and data-driven research. Our teachers also take the time to learn each student’s unique learning styles and adapt the curriculum accordingly. Franchise owners and staff are given access to all Ducklings activities, lessons, teaching standards, along with opportunities to collaborate with other Ducklings owners and staff.
Ducklings offers user-friendly resources for franchisees, students, and families. This process saves time for a daycare franchise owner, their staff, and their community of families. For example, business owners can take advantage of Ducklings’ Business Management and Accounting Software, which allows entrepreneurs to seamlessly keep track of payment and enrollment records. Also, families can access emails, media, and assessments of their child’s progress on a daily basis so everyone is on the same page.
Vetted Franchise Locations
Ducklings continues to expand, so franchise owners can choose between a number of available territories that have been vetted by our corporate team. We assess socioeconomic factors such as population size, quality of area schools, the local average household income, permitting, and neighboring businesses to determine the best available territories and guarantee the franchise is a profitable investment.
Ducklings lets you find an open space that matches our criteria and allows you to implement our proven business model. We also leverage connections with local vendors to find lucrative location options and can either turn over an existing building or build the unit from scratch.
Site selection is important because each franchise needs to meet high quality standards while serving as an ideal area to implement our proven business plan. Ducklings can franchise in over 40 states, and we have available territories in most areas.
If you’re searching for high-yield career advancement, daycare franchising offers stability while making a positive impact in communities. Working parents can also maintain a good work-life balance with flexible hours through one of the most lucrative turn-key franchising opportunities. Parents can benefit from operating their business during their children’s school hours without sacrificing evenings and weekends.
No Educational Experience Necessary
A background in early education isn’t essential to owning a childcare franchise. In fact, while a college degree is recommended, it’s not required either. If you’re an entrepreneur who is invested in improving childhood education, Ducklings welcomes your unique background.
Successful & proven business model
- proprietary curriculum
- training guidelines
- support networks
- quality control
- marketing support
The Ducklings Difference
For over 25 years, Ducklings has operated as a successful childcare program that has expanded throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. With an emphasis on a consistent curriculum developed by early education experts, Ducklings strives to offer high-quality childcare and education for local communities. Franchisees can duplicate our successful business model, obtaining full access to lesson plans, training, teaching, and brand standards. For more information on joining our franchise, call (484) 607-8248 or fill out our contact form.