For Educate, the name says it all. Its portfolio of companies features Sylvan Learning Center, which offers tutoring to students in pre-K through 12th grade. Certified teachers provide personalized instruction in reading, writing, math, study skills, and test prep for state assessment and college entrance exams via more than 900 primarily franchised Sylvan centers throughout the US, Canada, Guam, and Puerto Rico. It also teaches students in Asia, the Middle East, the Bahamas, and the Cayman Islands. Additionally, Educate offers online tutoring services for Sylvan students. Educate is owned by affiliates of Sterling Partners and Citigroup.