Franchisee of the Year Award

Local business honored at national educational child care provider’s annual conference

Hamilton, NJ (July 12, 2018)—Pam Maxwell and Kathy Naugle, owners of Kiddie Academy of Hamilton, NJ, located at 3848 Quakerbridge Rd., recently received the Franchisee of the Year award at Kiddie Academy’s® Annual Conference, held last month in National Harbor, MD, where hundreds of franchisees from over 200 academies nationwide were considered for the award.

The Franchisee of the Year award is given to the franchisee who has worked tirelessly to build the Kiddie Academy brand through an unrelenting attention to detail in all areas of the business. Maxwell and Naugle were recognized for a deep commitment to excellence within the walls of the academy, and in their entire community. This includes continual focus on the implementation of best practices in staff development, customer service, community involvement and integration of Kiddie Academy’s proprietary Life Essentials® curriculum.

According to the President of Kiddie Academy, Greg Helwig, winners were honored for their extensive contributions by way of mentoring, leading, and championing the brand’s key growth initiatives. They have also excelled in the areas of profitability; ambassadorship of brand systems, standards and processes; customer service; staff motivation and retention; and community involvement.

“All Kiddie Academy franchisees share a passion for our industry, our brand, and the people who drive the company’s success every day. With so many dedicated professionals working to provide best-in-class early educational child care in an environment that fosters learning and development, as well as the highest safety standards, the ‘best of the best’ are truly doing an exceptional job,” said Helwig. “This year’s award winners embody the highest standards of professionalism and caring, and we are proud to recognize their contributions not only to Kiddie Academy, but also to our communities, neighborhoods, and thousands of families nationwide.”

More than 200 Kiddie Academy locations in 26 states and the District of Columbia serve over 20,000 families nationwide. For more information about Kiddie Academy of Hamilton and their Life Essentials® curriculum approach to preparing children for school and for life, please contact Maxwell at (609) 588-8808 or For more information about Kiddie Academy, please visit

About Kiddie Academy®
Since 1981, Kiddie Academy has been a leader in education-based child care. The company serves families and their children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old, offering full time care, kindergarten, before-and after-school care and summer camp programs. Kiddie Academy’s proprietary Life Essentials® curriculum, supporting programs, methods, activities and techniques help prepare children for school and for life. Kiddie Academy is using the globally recognized AdvancED® accreditation system, signifying its commitment to quality education and the highest standards in child care. For more information, visit

About Kiddie Academy® Franchising
Kiddie Academy Domestic Franchising is based in Maryland and operates 202 academies in 26 states, including the District of Columbia. With 40 more academies expected to open in 2018, Kiddie Academy’s network will grow to more than 240 open and operating locations this year. For more information, visit

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