Just in time for the new school year, a new business has come to Parsippany to provide individual help for students in need. , an educational and tutoring services company, opened its doors to the public Wednesday, celebrating the occasion with a .
Mayor James Barberio and President Robert Peluso were on hand for the festive event.
Program Director Jane Yoon said the tutoring center, located at 200 Baldwin Road at Route 46, is the 136th branch of the firm founded at Harvard University in 1997.
"We are the fastest-growing network of educational centers in the county," Yoon said.
C2 Education offers students from kindergarten through high school personal tutoring, ACT/SAT test help and individualized curricula and educational enrichment services.
"When the economy is bad, education is very important," said Yoon. "We want C2 Education to give hope to the people of Parsippany."
Asked why Par-Troy was chosen for the company's newest site, Yoon said it was because of the "excellent" school system and because of the town's reputation for having high quality citizens and businesses.
"These are the people who need and appreciate what we offer," she said, adding that the company plans to become a partner to the community.
Peluso said C2 Educationhas already taken steps to make its operation a true Parsippany company by joining the PACC.
"They see what we have here in Parsippany and Morris County, an area with a great workforce and a great educational system," he said. "I know they will be a great asset to the chamber and to Parsippany."