Educational child care provider Kiddie Academy recently recognized “the best of the best” in their franchise system — including two Delaware County locations — at an awards ceremony during their annual conference.

The three-day event took place last week in Scottsdale, Arizona. Two locations in the Delaware area were recognized as “Annual Recognition Award” winners.

Kiddie Academy of Lewis Center, located at 7166 Gooding Blvd., Delaware, received Best Practices in Character Education, Best Practices in Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum, Best Practices in Innovation, Sales & Customer Service, and Teacher of the Year-Regional Winner.

Kiddie Academy of Powell, located at 2069 Summit View Road, Powell, received Best Practices in Community Building and Best Practices in Innovation, New Academy Utilization, and Sales & Customer Service.

More than 155 Kiddie Academy locations in 24 states serve more than 19,000 children and their families nationwide.

Founded in 1981, Kiddie Academy began with an idea to combine learning with child care. Kiddie Academy has developed a comprehensive education-based child care program for its academies.

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Information for this story was provided by Kiddie Academy.