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Mark & Jennifer Rebstock
The Goddard School
Pittsburgh Area Goddard Schools Named Market of Excellence
Wexford, PA (Grassroots Newswire) November 27, 2012 – Pittsburgh area Goddard School owners joined more than 400 other Goddard School franchisees at the 2012 Goddard School National Franchisee Convention in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to discuss the latest innovations and advancements for providing the highest quality, play-based educational childcare programs in a technology-driven age.
A highlight of the gathering was the award ceremony, where all Pittsburgh area Goddard Schools were recognized as the Market of Excellence. This award is presented annually and acknowledges a market that has demonstrated the best collaborative effort in representing The Goddard School’s in their community.
Honorees and additional recognition include:
Mark & Jennifer Rebstock, owners of The Goddard School located at 3000 Brooktree Road in Wexford, PA, for their Circle of Excellence, 5 years in business and several other business awards;
Lori & Bob Santo, owners of The Goddard School located at 825 East McMurray Road in Venetia (Peters Twp), PA, for their Circle of Excellence, 5 years in business and several other business awards; and
Dina & Matt Speranza owners of The Goddard School located at 8065 Rowan Road in Cranberry Township, for Circle of Excellence President’s Club and several other business awards.
“We are proud to recognize Mark, Jennifer, Lori, Bob, Dina and Matt at this year’s Goddard School National Franchisee Convention. These school owners truly represent the Goddard School philosophy—learning through play. For the past 25 years, The Goddard School has focused on nurturing children into joyful learners. In Pittsburgh, these folks ensure this happens every day in The Goddard School. We have raised the bar even higher for the next 25 years,” said Joe Schumacher, CEO of Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI), franchisor of The Goddard School.
Inspired by The Goddard School philosophy of learning through play for its children and families, the convention blended education and fun to motivate inspire and energize franchisees.
During the four-day meeting, GSI, franchisor of The Goddard School unveiled new technological tools to help enhance ongoing collaboration with parents.
One new tool, Goddard Family Connect, is a web-based portal that will allow parents to engage in real time with the school and their child’s teachers.
In addition to the launch of new technology, GSI introduced an evolved brand, including a new logo, which will be rolled out to local schools in 2013 for the brand’s 25th anniversary. Convention attendees also participated in a variety of workshops led by the GSI team, fellow franchisees and vendors on topics ranging from technology and curriculum to enrollment, human resources and operations.
To learn more about The Goddard School, visit www.goddardschool.com/pittsburgh or contact:
Mark & Jennifer Rebstock in Wexford at 724-935-1100;
Lori & Bob Santo in Venetia (Peters Twp) at 724-941-6464; or
Dina & Matt Speranza in Cranberry Township at 724-778-9999.
The Pittsburgh area will welcome a new Goddard School at 800 Commerce Avenue in Moon Township in 2013. For more details, call 412-262-1821.
The Goddard School®: Celebrating 25 Years of Learning through Play.
Learning for fun. Learning for life. The Goddard School uses the most current, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children from six weeks to six years old have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life. Talented teachers collaborate with parents to nurture children into respectful, confident and joyful learners. The Goddard School’s AdvancED and Middle States-accredited F.L.EX.™ Learning Program reaches more than 45,000 students in 390+ Goddard Schools in 35 states. The Goddard School’s comprehensive play-based curriculum, developed with early childhood education experts, provides the best childhood preparation for social and academic success. To learn more about The Goddard School, please visit www.goddardschool.com.