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Our Blog: May 11, 2018

Tutor Time Celebrates Nationwide ‘Teacher of the Year’ Simone Palmer

COLLEYVILLE,Tex., May 11, 2018 – Learning Care Group is proud to honor Simone Palmer from its Tutor Time location in Colleyville, Texas as this year’s recipient of the company’s prestigious Teacher of the Year award. Palmer has been selected in recognition of her remarkable work in bringing lessons to life in creative and engaging ways to help prepare children for future academic success.  She was chosen from more than 18,000 early education teachers nationwide from the Learning Care Group portfolio of schools – Childtime, Creative Kids Learning Centers, The Children’s Courtyard, Everbrook Academy, La Petite Academy, Montessori Unlimited and Tutor Time.

Palmer, a Lead Pre-K teacher, is being honored for her excellence as an educator and for the inspiration she provides to students and staff alike.

“Simone’s passion for teaching shines through in everything she does,” said James Simon, Southwest Division Vice President for Learning Care Group. “Her imaginative approach to hands-on learning helps motivate and encourage students as they develop a deeper understanding of new concepts. She nurtures their self-confidence and love of learning. We’re honored to have Simone represent us as our Teacher of the Year.”

Palmer is also being recognized for her outstanding work in partnering with parents to ensure children’s continued growth.

Where One-of-a-Kinds Get Started

The Tutor Time experience is designed to nurture every aspect of a child’s development, giving children the tools they need to fuel success in kindergarten and beyond. The program focuses on a child’s unique interests and abilities through hands-on active learning and opportunities for self-expression. The exclusive Tutor Time LifeSmart curriculum allows children to discover and develop their own strengths at their own pace.

With Tutor Time’s proprietary School Readiness Pathway, families can choose the educational programs that best meet their child’s needs. Teachers stimulate problem-solving and critical thinking skills, developing unique and individualized lesson plans to address children’s abilities, strengths, and needs. Parents can be assured their child’s learning goals are being met, thanks to an exclusive data-driven process that links individualized observation with assessment and lesson planning.  For more information, visit

About Tutor Time

Tutor Time is a leader in early childhood education, with more than 150 corporate and franchise locations throughout the United States, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Portugal. Headquartered in Novi, Mich., it is part of the Learning Care Group portfolio of schools offering early education and care to children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. Tutor Time’s exclusive LifeSmart curriculum is inspired by Howard Gardner’s multiple intelligences theory, focusing on the ways each of us views and understands the world as we encounter problems and seek solutions. Tutor Time’s proprietary School Readiness Pathway supports the development of the academic and social skills needed for a smooth transition to elementary school. The company was named “2017 PHA Partner of the Year” by the Partnership for a Healthier America in recognitin of its healthy practices. For more information, please visit

Contact:  Lydia Cisaruk – Director of Communications, Learning Care Group  (248) 697-9140