NEWS: Abrakadoodle Welcomes Newest Greater Silver Spring MD Location

NEWS: Abrakadoodle Welcomes Newest Greater Silver Spring MD Location

Sterling, VA, February 12, 2018 – Abrakadoodle is pleased to welcome new franchisee Stephanie Burke, Ed.S. of Glenn Dale, Maryland to its newest franchise territory serving Greater Silver Spring and will be bringing award-winning creative, mobile art programs to benefit children and adults. Ms. Burke will be offering Abrakadoodle’s visual arts classes, camps, workshops, in-school field trips, special events and arty parties delivered at schools, community centers, and other sites that are accessible to members of the community. New franchise owners are assigned a Crayola® color, and Stephanie is pleased with her “Wisteria” designation, which will be her official franchise color. Abrakadoodle also offers creative art programs and social art parties and events through its Art Splash program, which is designed specifically for adults. Abrakadoodle will be serving Greater Silver Spring to include College Park, Hyattsville, Silver Spring, Takoma Park, Wheaton, Glenmont and White Oak. Learn more about Abrakadoodle Greater Silver Spring by visiting

“We are pleased to welcome Stephanie to our award-winning Abrakadoodle franchise system,” said Rosemarie Hartnett, CFE, President and Co-Founder of Abrakadoodle, Inc. “Stephanie brings a strong background in teaching, as well as experience operating a tutoring business that will equip her as she builds a vibrant business.”

Stephanie Burke, Ed.S. obtained her Bachelor of Arts, English Language and Literature/Letters from St. Paul’s College and earned a Master of Science in Education and Education Specialist, Education from Walden University. Ms. Burke spent 11 years working as a teacher at the middle, high school and collegiate levels. She has also worked as an educational consultant for E.E.E. Consulting, which she founded in 2015 to empower and encourage lifelong learning practices. “Abrakadoodle was a great fit for me,” Ms. Burke remarked. She added, “I love education and love working with kids, and Abrakadoodle impressed me right from the start.”

Abrakadoodle Greater Silver Spring is hiring teachers. If you enjoy art and working with children, contact Stephanie Burke to inquire about employment opportunities. To learn more about creative art programs or to bring Abrakadoodle classes and activities to your location, please go to or contact Stephanie Burke at or call (301) 404-8775. Visit Abrakadoodle Greater Silver Spring on Facebook for program updates.

Sterling, VA-based Abrakadoodle ( was co-founded in 2002 by award-winning educators/franchise developers Mary Rogers, MA. Ed (ret), and Rosemarie Hartnett, CFE, President. Abrakadoodle is the most comprehensive creativity and art education company of its kind, offering extensive visual arts classes, camps and parties for children ages 20 months to 14 years old at locations across the U.S. and in several international locations. Abrakadoodle’s programs inspire children’s imaginations by immersing them in such art forms as painting, sculpting, drawing, mosaics, collage, stamping, anime, paper & fabric art and much more at schools and other community locations. Abrakadoodle’s Art Splash program features creative art parties and events designed for adult “artventurers.”

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