Childrens Lighthouse Promotes Shelly Pair to Vice President of Operations

Childrens Lighthouse Promotes Shelly Pair to Vice President of Operations

Leadership Team at Fort Worth-Based Early Learning School Continues to Grow

FORT WORTH, Texas – Childrens Lighthouse Franchise Company, whose brand, Childrens Lighthouse Early Learning Schools is widely recognized as the leading, values-based early learning school concept in the United States, announced today the promotion of Shelly Pair from Director of Operations to Vice President of Operations.

“Shelly has played a key role for our brand and our franchisees. Her innovative ideas drive operational efficiencies and grow profitability for both franchisees and the brand as a whole,” said Michael Brown, President of Childrens Lighthouse Early Learning Schools℠. “From the moment she stepped through our doors, Shelly has demonstrated expertise in management and operations, and this promotion is in recognition of her dedication to the Childrens Lighthouse brand.”

Pair, who joined the Childrens Lighthouse team in April of 2019, is a seasoned professional with a passion for early childhood education. She has 26 years of experience in operations, early education and franchise industry leadership. Prior to working at Childrens Lighthouse, Pair served in executive roles at two early childhood education systems and a healthcare provider.

“It is humbling to be recognized by the Childrens Lighthouse team with this promotion,” said Pair. “I have felt incredibly welcomed and valued by the team from day one, and I look forward to continuing to make an impact for our franchisees and working with the corporate team to drive continued success.”

Childrens Lighthouse, which was founded in 1995, has early learning schools across the United States, including Alabama, California, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, North Carolina and Texas. In 2020, Childrens Lighthouse anticipates more than twelve openings, which will join the 50 existing schools in communities across the country.

The mission of Childrens Lighthouse is to connect families together with independent franchise owners in an effort to enrich communities through a relationship based on safety and trust. Childrens Lighthouse does this by partnering with parents to develop children with character values and physical wellness in a S.T.R.E.A.M.℠ enriched learning environment. Additionally, franchisees across the network are actively involved with their local communities and regularly give back through volunteering, donations and more.


Established in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1995, Childrens Lighthouse Early Learning Schools℠ are among the leaders in providing value-based early education. Currently, Childrens Lighthouse Franchise Company has 50 franchised schools in operation and 30 additional franchised locations in the development pipeline. Childrens Lighthouse Early Learning Schools℠ have been named a “Best Places to Work” by the Dallas and San Antonio Business Journals and Childrens Lighthouse Franchise Company has received the “Franchise 500” designation by Entrepreneur magazine due to its stability, financial strength and growth.

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