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Jun 6, 2018The nation’s leading supplemental education resource and enrichment program provider, Sylvan Learning, has a local business opportunity within the Saginaw and Midland communities. Longtime franchisee Tom and Dodi Yoder are finally considering retirement and seeks to keep the educational service to the communities intact with a new owner.

“Having served Saginaw for 26 years and Midland for 14, I have seen the impact that Sylvan has had on the youth of our community. Sylvan is an incredible business and I am eager to have a new owner seeking to fill their passion for education and business continue the level of service that Saginaw has become accustom to.” Mr. Yoder said.

Sylvan is a leader in the supplemental educational space using SylvanSync, a proprietary digital instruction platform designed to support each student’s individual learning needs. Sylvan supports core tutoring programs in Reading, Math, Writing, Homework Help SylvanSync’s mobility enables franchisees to open in satellite locations expanding their footprint throughout a larger geographic area.

Additionally, Sylvan recently added a suite of programs promoting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education, Sylvan EDGE and is the largest national provider of robotics, coding and engineering courses. The innovative STEM education programs help students stay interested in these areas to make career choices that are in high demand.

The Saginaw Sylvan is located in the A.T. Frank shopping plaza. The Midland center is at the corner of Jefferson and Wackerly Street. Each have served 350 students to date in 2016 and has an ongoing student population.

Helping Mr. and Mr. Yoder with the resale of their Sylvan territory is the franchise development department at Sylvan’s corporate office, led by Georgia Chasen.

“Candidates are coming to Sylvan because they’re truly attracted to our model and what we do. People want to make a positive impact on their community by bringing a needed service with supplemental education and enrichment programs—while at the same time being able to own their own business and earn a great living. Sylvan’s unique system is the perfect balance.” Chasen said. “We’d love to talk with local entrepreneurs in Saginaw to have the Yoder’s center remain operating after their retirement.”

With 40 years of experience and more than 750 locations throughout North America, Sylvan Learning is the leading provider of personal learning for students in grades K-12. Sylvan is transforming how students learn, inspiring them to succeed in school and in life. Sylvan’s proven tutoring approach blends amazing teachers with SylvanSync™ technology on the iPad® for an engaging learning experience. Sylvan also leads the way with Sylvan EDGE—STEM and accelerated courses and Sylvan Prep —college and test prep courses. Sylvan supports families through every stage of the academic journey. For more information, visit [ external link ] or [ external link ].

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