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Jive, by LogMeIn, is a leading cloud-based, Unified Communications platform that combines traditional PBX hardware and service into a single hosted solution. It offers all of the advanced features of a traditional, enterprise PBX system and delivers over 80 Hosted VoIP features – all at a very affordable price.   
For more information, please call 385-240-3411 or email [email protected]. 

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Ricoh is the preferred document management vendor for Sylvan Learning Centers nationwide.  We are excited to be a part of the Sylvan family, and offer exclusive pricing only available to Sylvan franchisees.  As we look to the future, and as technology continues to progress, please contact Tobin Hafeli, (the global representative for Sylvan Learning Centers). Please feel free to contact Tobin by phone using (866) 229-9434 EXT: 41502 or click here to email Tobin to see what Ricoh can do to help streamline your day-to-day operations.

Marketing materials to promote your brand! Generate more inquires, build relationships and build your store with items imprinted with your Sylvan logo. Order today at  Great for local events, student incentives and prizes, teacher gifts and items for your Sylvan Store.  Choose from toys, bags, apparel, notepads, pens, sports themed items and much more! In stock items ship today if your order is received by 2:30 pm CST. 

Need even more ideas?  We have thousands of other items available at; at a minimum, FOA members will save an extra 10% off the already guaranteed low prices shown on Contact Sylvan customer service at 800-982-9109 or [email protected] for your special pricing.  As your branded merchandise partner, 4imprint has the resources and expertise to find the items that will fit your needs to promote your center! 

Intrix is now Agave, the preferred payment services provider for Sylvan Learning Centers! Start accepting all payments, from all channels, all the time - effortlessly. Our online and mobile applications allow you to manage your business from anywhere and empower your customers to pay with their preferred payment method. Our technology provides real-time notifications and custom reporting that keep you connected to your business so you know when and how you are getting paid. We can also reduce or eliminate your monthly fees with our pricing options that simplify your back-office workflow allowing you to focus on your core business.

Learn more at or call 855.546.8749.

Sterling provides the most comprehensive background and identity services for the evolving global workforce and empowers organizations to make smarter, faster, safer hiring decisions. Sterling has pioneered background screening innovation for more than 40 years, serving over 25,000 customers and conducting more than 100 million annual screens.

Sterling and Sylvan Learning have partnered to bring you tailored screening packages at deeply discounted prices through SterlingNOW. SterlingNOW is the smart web-based solution, making it fast, easy and affordable to run thorough, high-quality background checks so you can build your best team and protect your brand! 

Visit   For more information, contact Alexiss Sylvester at [email protected].

Your Tuition Solution helps put students on a path to success by offering families budget-friendly payment plans. Your Tuition Solution has partnered with Sylvan since 2006 to ensure that cost is not a barrier to meeting a child’s educational needs. Families can complete a simple online application in minutes, which leads to an instant decision – all with no upfront payment or application fees. Applicants will see all the amounts, monthly payments, and rates they prequalify for, with no impact to their credit until they select a plan and move forward. 

For more information, please contact your dedicated Account Manager, Alisa Lipman via phone at (508) 768-1720 or email at 
[email protected].

Zipwhip provides easy-to-use text messaging software that allows you to start sending and receiving text messages with parents on the phone system and number you already use. Instead of getting a new phone system or phone number for texting, simply add texting to your centers' existing number.

In less than a day we will text-enable your center number so you can more effectively reach parents, eliminate hours of phone tag and reduce email volume. Increase your web inquiry conversion rate, boost referrals and save time scheduling appointments, Zipwhip will help with responsiveness and engagement.

Ryder Ryan
Ph: 206-816-3601
[email protected]


Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with 48,000 employees in approximately 400 offices and 70 countries. In 2017, the firm had revenue of $6.9 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, valuation and other services. To learn more, visit or follow @CushWake on Twitter. 

Cushman & Wakefield provides full service guidance and representation when negotiating or renegotiating Sylvan center lease agreements.  Rushed negotiations generally benefit landlords, not tenants.  View this sample Transaction Timeline so that you are prepared.  You can also view this Sylvan Corporate Flyer on leasing requirements.

For more information, contact David Feldman at (443) 367-4007 or [email protected]

Intermarket Insurance…
Sylvan Franchisees since 1998, with over 300 centers insured!

Intermarket Insurance Agency has partnered with Sylvan to meet all your business insurance needs. Intermarket is the nation’s premier Supplemental Education Insurance provider! We offer broad, comprehensive coverage along with competitive pricing through our EXCLUSIVE PROGRAM, meeting all your Sylvan Insurance Requirements!

Henry Olszewski, President
Ph: (631) 421-2424, Ext. 300



HR, payroll, benefits, and insurance outsourcing you can depend on

  • SHRM certified HR advice on topics like employee handbooks, hiring, termination, and more
  • Reduce liability and save time on your payroll taxes
  • Create efficiencies with integrations for popular systems like QuickBooks
  • Streamline your hiring process with integrated, electronic employee onboarding (new hire paperwork) and background checks
  • Workers comp, liability, EPLI, umbrella insurances
  • Integrated time card management

Please contact Nick Russell with any questions. 
Phone: 585-626-3719
Email: [email protected]

Running a business and managing your books is like running 2 marathons at the same time. Sylvan Learning vetted BookKeeping Express to support your back office with best in class bookkeeping support and financial analytics. From decades of experience, we know that our clients who concentrate on their business while we handle the mundane and time consuming bookkeeping tasks, have more time to spend with their customers and grow their business.  

BookKeeping Express (BKE) is the leader in full service accounting and bookkeeping for franchises. BKE’s technology platform and skilled financial specialists remove the need for you to spend time on day-to-day accounting tasks. These include accounting system setup, collecting transaction data,  bank account reconciliation, expense categorization, bookkeeping reviews, monthly financial reporting and much more. By combining the best people and technology, BKE simplifies back-office operations for over 10 different Sylvan Learning Centers across the states.  

If you are doing the books yourself or already have a bookkeeping provider, we recommend spending 15 minutes with BKE’s New Client Consultation team to understand if there’s a better option available for you. We can’t wait to help you grow your business!  

To schedule an appointment and get started with BKE, CLICK HERE.


School Outfitters is proud to be Sylvan Learning Center’s preferred furniture and equipment vendor. 

Just like Sylvan, we understand that learning is personal, and know the right tools can help both teachers and students succeed.  We have a great collection of Sylvan-approved furniture and equipment – everything from desks and chairs to whiteboards, charging carts and headphones. When you shop at School Outfitters, you get the best of both worlds: quality products at affordable prices, and customer service that can’t be beat. Our experts can handle every step of the order process for you – whether it’s product research, budget management, room design or installation visits. 

Health & Safety continue to be a top priority at School Outfitters. We are supporting our customers by providing products to meet school needs in this unprecedented time. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help you!

Call 1-800-260-2776 to speak to a project expert today, or email [email protected].


TFC Tuition is a respected leader in student tuition financing, and has been providing tuition management services to schools nationwide for nearly 50 years. TFC’s program allows each Sylvan partner the ability to customize payment plans for their location, and to enroll more students by being able to offer affordable payments for every parent, regardless of credit. TFC’s technology platform provides a user-friendly portal for access to a client dashboard and all reports, and streamlines tuition receivables with credit bureau reporting, auto pay options and dedicated in-house customer service representatives for you and your parents.

For more information and additional benefits, please contact Stacy Carney directly at 925.498.2510 or [email protected].


To improve the experience of its learners, Sylvan now offers PayBright as a flexible payment installment option so customers can enjoy their educational courses now, and pay over time. 

After choosing their Sylvan academic courses/programs, learners can select PayBright as a payment method at checkout or at the time of enrollment, and after being approved, they can pay over time via a monthly payment plan, with interest rates as low as 0%. 

Sylvan customers can take steps to pre-qualify with PayBright by going online to apply, and can check the progress of their funding application at any time.

Contact: Saagar Chugh, [email protected], +1-416-350-1313