7210 Sashabaw Road
Clarkston, MI, 48348


Monday - Friday
06:30AM - 06:30PM
Ages 6 Weeks to 12 Years

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Does not participate in Work & Family Benefits Program

School Age Program Offered

Transportation is offered for Clarkston Elementary, Bailey Lake Elementary, Springfield Plains Elementary, Independence Elementary, Pine Knob Elementary and North Sashabaw Elementary

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From preschool through kindergarten, we make early education and daycare joyful, engaging and fun so children are happy to learn, play and grow.

Our team members

Leslie Garbacz , Program Director

Hello! I am the Program Director here at TLE. I started as the Lead Preschool 3 teacher in 2012 and became the Assistant Director in 2017, at our South Lyon…

What sets our TLE® Centers apart

TLE® centers are vibrant, joyous place where kids love to learn and indulge their curiosity. Take a look inside.

We love hearing from our happy parents

Parents are such an important part of The Learning Experience family. We love hearing from them–especially when they share with us the growth and learning they see in their children!


Jul 17: Under the Stars Movie Night!   

Please join us on Friday, July 17th at 8:30pm-10pm. Grab your comfy blankets and chairs and cozy up with your little ones for a movie night under the stars! We…

Sep 01: Labor Day Closing   

TLE Independence will be closed Friday, September 4th 2020 and Monday, September 7th 2020 for Labor Day. We hope you all enjoy time with your family!

Characters that bring learning to life

Designed for six stages of early development

Our curriculum is specially designed and created to focus on each of the six early stages of development: Infant, Toddler, Twaddler, Prepper, Preschooler and Kindergartener.

Built with your child’s needs in mind

At each TLE® Center, every detail was picked deliberately — and plays a key part. Together, they inspire a child’s natural curiosity and creativity, and create an overall environment where children feel comfortable, safe and ready to learn.

Committed to innovation in childcare

Since 1980, The Learning Experience® founders the Weissman family have worked to develop and implement childcare and early education programs that are innovative, ground-breaking and built upon three key principles: Learn, Play and Grow.