Husband and Wife Team to Open Children’s Lighthouse Learning Center in Pflugerville

Local Businessman and Former Teacher Sign Agreement to Open Premier Educational Childcare Center

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas – Children’s Lighthouse Learning Centers®, widely recognized as the leading values-based, early-education childcare provider in the United States, announced today that an agreement has been signed with Doug and Lindy Peterson to open a new Children’s Lighthouse location in Pflugerville, Texas.

Doug and Lindy, who have three grown children of their own, are excited about this new venture The couple has been actively involved with children’s choirs, scouting, YMCA and sports activities.

“We love teaching and working with children and we view educational childcare as an important part of a child’s development,” said Lindy. “That’s why we are so excited to bring the Children’s Lighthouse educational curriculum to families here in the Pflugerville community.”

Doug spent 25 years in corporate America working for AT&T, Compaq and Dell. . He earned his BSME and MBA degrees from Louisiana Tech. Lindy completed her accounting degree from Louisiana Tech. After working in public accounting, she raised her kids and taught private piano lessons. Most recently, she earned her teaching certificate and taught elementary music in Leander ISD.

The new center will offer classroom and group activity settings, including ample age- appropriate play areas both inside and outside the facility, and will provide on-site meal services. Typical Children’s Lighthouse Learning Centers include a 10,500 square foot classroom facility and serve families with children from 6 weeks old to 12 years old. In addition to childcare during traditional school hours, the new Pflugerville center will also provide after-school programs and summer camps.

Children’s Lighthouse Learning Centers are safe and secure environments that give parents peace of mind, including online video links to rooms, computerized building entry, security monitoring, and transportation to and from area elementary schools.

With experienced educational childcare professionals guiding the company’s operations, Children’s Lighthouse has embedded award-winning curriculums into its programming, designed to teach young children reading, math, and science as well as character values. The curriculum also incorporates elements of fun and entertainment to keep kids engaged at all times.

Along with the forthcoming Pflugerville center, 20 new Children’s Lighthouse Learning Centers are in development or under construction, preparing to join the 40 that are already operating.

“We are proud to enter new communities and expand in those that already have a Children’s Lighthouse center, with the help of talented individuals such as Doug and Lindy who share our passion for education and values,” said Pat Brown, president and co-founder of Children’s Lighthouse Learning Centers. “We are lucky to have this opportunity to carry on the Children’s Lighthouse tradition in Texas with a new school in Pflugerville and doing so with those as gifted as the Petersons. With their qualifications, Children’s Lighthouse has a bright future in the region.”

Launched 18 years ago, Children’s Lighthouse provides entrepreneurs with the opportunity to open in attractive metropolitan areas. Ownership in a Children’s Lighthouse franchise includes a full suite of support services, including site selection, financing guidance, construction administration, and grand opening marketing best practices. Children’s Lighthouse’s initial and ongoing training and support is led by an experienced team of childcare veterans, providing the franchise owner invaluable insight and leadership for the entire life of the franchise.

About Children’s Lighthouse

Established in Fort Worth, Texas in 1995, Children’s Lighthouse Learning Centers® is the nation’s leader in providing values-based educational childcare in more than 40 schools in 7 states with an additional 20 in development. Each Children’s Lighthouse franchise is independently owned and operated by Franchise Owners who build a strong environment for early childhood learning and future success with parents. Children’s Lighthouse Franchise Company has approximately 250 employees at its company headquarters and eight company-owned centers. Currently, Children’s Lighthouse Franchise Company has been named one of the “Best Places to Work” by the Dallas Business Journal, and has received the “Franchise 500” designation by Entrepreneur magazine due to its stability, financial strength, and growth. For more information about Children’s Lighthouse Learning Centers®, visit www.childrenslighthouse.com. To learn more about available franchise opportunities, visit https://childrenslighthousefranchise.com or contact Stephen Dixon at sdixon@childrenslighthouse.com, (888) 338-4466 x1.

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