Creative Tutors Franchise

Last Updated on July 25, 2012 by DeanR

Creative Tutors Franchise

Creative Tutors is a franchise for a tutoring center. It was founded in 1999 by Jan Van Blarcum, Ph.D. She recognized the individual needs of every child.

She knew that it was important to children to be given one-on-one tutoring for them to grow. She put up the business and hired certified and post grad educators. In 2004, she decided to franchise the business and she began perfecting the franchise model. Sue Waite-Langley is the Western Regional Manager and Operations Manager and she’s the one working with Dr. Van Blarcum in the growing process. She graduated from University of Connecticut with a degree in BS in Finance. She contributes her 30 year experience in financial planning, business management, technology sales and as a business manager in a private school. She also has two daughters in college and two grown stepchildren. Together with her business experience, she understands the needs of children and parents. Creative Tutors is a member of IFA (International Franchise Association) and associated with NWC (Northwood Woman’s Club). They have also been featured in several Medias like Enterprise Magazine, Pittsburgh Business Times, and

What services do they offer at Creative Tutors?

They provide homework assistance, Science fair projects, home schooling enrichment, and guidance for children who has special needs. They also provide assistance in preparation for standardized tests such as TAKS, SAT, PSAT, and ACT. Besides these, they teach language arts, mathematics, foreign languages, sciences, social studies, and history.

What makes Creative Tutors different from other tutoring businesses?

First, they provide individual attention. They personalize the instruction depending on the need of the child. They recognize their unique personalities and different attitude towards learning. From onset of the consultation, the parents will meet with the tutor to discuss the child’s specific needs. Second, they focus on unlocking the child’s potential. They make the child realize their potential in a pace that they are comfortable with. This will help increase the child’s confidences in them and at the same time learn that it is okay to ask for help sometimes. Third is their flexibility in schedules and location. Their tutors are available seven days of the week so the parents can find the perfect schedule for them and their children. They are also flexible when it comes to where it most comfortable for the students to do the tutoring sessions and it can be done at your own home.

Costs and Requirements Associated with Running a Creative Tutors Franchise:

You need to have a net worth of $100,000 and a total liquid asset of at least $50,000. Expect to be investing about $43,000 to $78,000. The Creative Tutors franchise fee is $25,000 with an on-going royalty fee of 5%. This is for a renewable 10 year term agreement.  This franchise can be run from home. They allow absentee ownership and multi-unit ownership.

What is included in the franchise package?

There will be three days training at the headquarters and online training. You will be receiving newsletters, attend meetings, assistance at the grand opening, and a toll free phone line. You will be given access to the internet, and purchasing cooperatives. You may also expect occasional field evaluations to check on your progress. For marketing, there will be co-op advertising, ad slicks, regional advertising, and national media.

Creative Tutors Contact Details:

You may reach them at:

Address: 6705 Patrick Ln. Plano, Texas 75024

Phone: (214)282-6268

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