Dulles Mom to Finally Fulfill Dream of Becoming An Educator

Kumon of Dulles – Loudoun Valley Aims to Develop Independent Learners

Sohyun Choi

– Sohyun Choi has always had a passion for education. After obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature as well as an English Teaching Certificate, she paused her job search to raise her two sons. During that time, she worked at clothing retailer as a district manager, where she developed a love for customer service and working with others. When it came time to start searching for a new opportunity, Sohyun knew she wanted it to be in the field of Education. A friend recommended she look into becoming a Kumon Franchisee, and the rest was history. Today, she is the Instructor and owner of Kumon Math and Reading Center of Dulles – Loudoun Valley, Sohyun looks forward to creating well-crafted, individualized study plans for each and every student that walks through her center’s doors.

“After learning more about the Kumon Method and how it helps students attain the mindset required for self-learning, I knew it was the next role for me,” said Sohyun. “I have seen many parents who struggle with their children lacking self-confidence, and I can’t wait to help them experience the joy of learning through Kumon.”

The fact that becoming a Kumon Franchisee fused Sohyun’s love of people with her passion for education helped her decide it was the perfect next venture for her. Throughout the process of opening her Center, she was met with an extensive network of support. Becoming a Kumon Franchisee is an attractive business opportunity for many aspiring entrepreneurs, as up to $36,000 in startup cost assistance is available to further assist new Instructors. Kumon is a supplemental education program that aims to unlock students’ full potential by increasing academic independence, confidence, and study skills. Through daily worksheet study, students that are enrolled in Kumon often end up mastering material far beyond grade level. Learn more about the Kumon Method today.

“I believe that children can be motivated by challenges, so why not help them with the ability to effectively conquer them head-on?” said Sohyun. “I’m devoted to creating confident, independent learners by equipping them with proper study approach, work skills, attitude, and beyond.”

About Kumon Math & Reading Centers:

Kumon is an after-school math and reading enrichment program that unlocks the potential of children, so they canachieve more on their own. As a comprehensive program, Kumon serves children in preschool through high school. The learning method uses an individualized approach that helps children develop a solid command of math and reading skills. Through daily practice and mastery of materials, students increase confidence, improve concentration, and develop better study skills.

About the Kumon Franchise Business

Kumon is an ideal small business for professionals. Kumon Franchisees must have a four-year college degree, be proficient in math and reading, have investment capital of $70,000 and a net worth of at least $150,000. Founded in 1958, Kumon has over four million students enrolled at nearly 25,000 learning centers in 55 countries and regions.