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

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Curriculum that develops the whole child

Our L.E.A.P.® (Learning Experience Academic Program) Curriculum uses fun, hands-on activities throughout early education to help children develop intellectually, socially and cognitively. Or as we say, to learn, play and grow.

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Characters that bring learning to life

Children love learning from characters—and studies show that it’s highly effective especially in preschool and early education. TLE® has a cast of unique, beloved characters, each one teaching children a new value or activity.

Bubbles and Friends Theme Song

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Bubbles

Our lovable friend who takes you on a daily adventure that makes kids happy to learn, play and grow.

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Grace & Charity

Our dynamic doggy duo introduces the importance of being generous and giving.

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Lionstein®

Our wise and creative scientist who makes science fun and exciting.

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Phoebe

Our literature loving llama makes reading fun.

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Two Plus Toucan

Our creative mathematician helps explore the joys of math.

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Penny

Our well-mannered etiquette coach demonstrates the importance of being helpful, honest, and kind.

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Sonar

Our adventurous submarine reveals the many wonders of the underwater world.

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Pablo

Our creative and artsy pig helps children discover the beauty of self-expression.

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Gibby

Our kind-hearted, hard-of-hearing gibbon loves to share his passion for sign language and promoting inclusivity.

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Success measured in happy stories

See what parents are saying about TLE Childcare Centers.

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Britt

Jair
1 months ago
TLE Wake forest has wonderful teachers and warm welcoming staff. My child enjoys TLE. I Recommend TLE WF to all families that are looking for a great place for their tots with a great curriculum for child development.

Britt

Jair
1 months ago
TLE Wake forest has wonderful teachers and warm welcoming staff. My child enjoys TLE. I Recommend TLE WF to all families that are looking for a great place for their tots with a great curriculum for child development.

Mi JIAN

Valerie
1 months ago
Our experience at TLE Wake Forest has been fantastic! Mariluz Santiago (Center Director) is a true gem. She is always approachable and responsive to any concerns or questions. The staff are nurturing, and the environment is welcoming. We couldn't be happier with our choice. Highly recommend!

Mi JIAN

Valerie
1 months ago
Our experience at TLE Wake Forest has been fantastic! Mariluz Santiago (Center Director) is a true gem. She is always approachable and responsive to any concerns or questions. The staff are nurturing, and the environment is welcoming. We couldn't be happier with our choice. Highly recommend!

Mi JIAN

Valerie
1 months ago
Our experience at TLE Wake Forest has been fantastic! Mariluz Santiago (Center Director) is a true gem, always approachable and responsive to any concerns or questions. The staff are nurturing, and the environment is welcoming. We couldn't be happier with our choice. Highly recommend!

Mi JIAN

Valerie
1 months ago
Our experience at TLE Wake Forest has been fantastic! Mariluz Santiago (Center Director) is a true gem, always approachable and responsive to any concerns or questions. The staff are nurturing, and the environment is welcoming. We couldn't be happier with our choice. Highly recommend!

Kaylin

Manns
8 months ago
My kids has been attending to TLE in wake forest for a year now & we love it ! Great environment, wonderful teachers , nice playground . Everyday my kids come home telling me about their day . They are always learning something !

Kaylin

Manns
8 months ago
My kids has been attending to TLE in wake forest for a year now & we love it ! Great environment, wonderful teachers , nice playground . Everyday my kids come home telling me about their day . They are always learning something !

Tisha

Massenburg
8 months ago
TLE- WAKE FOREST IS THE BEST IN TOWN!!! They have always treated my kids and myself like family. Love this place!!!!

Tisha

Massenburg
8 months ago
TLE- WAKE FOREST IS THE BEST IN TOWN!!! They have always treated my kids and myself like family. Love this place!!!!

Tiana

Person
9 months ago
TLE is awesome! Since the first visit there they have treated my Child like a Queen! Every teacher knows her by name and she loves going. Every morning she walks right in like she knows that’s her second home. She’s 19 months and has been there since 6months old.

Tiana

Person
9 months ago
TLE is awesome! Since the first visit there they have treated my Child like a Queen! Every teacher knows her by name and she loves going. Every morning she walks right in like she knows that’s her second home. She’s 19 months and has been there since 6months old.

Teresa

Gatson
9 months ago
Happy really happens here. We are always greeted with a smile. The staff and teachers are very welcoming and caring. Thank you TLE for all that you do.

Teresa

Gatson
9 months ago
Happy really happens here. We are always greeted with a smile. The staff and teachers are very welcoming and caring. Thank you TLE for all that you do.

Rebecca ALBEE

9 months ago
My children and I love TLE Wake Forest, NC! I have a 5 year-old and a 1 year-old, they are learning so much and happy to go to school each day. Mariluz Santiago and the whole team does an amazing job of teaching and keeping my children safe and happy while I'm at work!

Rebecca ALBEE

9 months ago
My children and I love TLE Wake Forest, NC! I have a 5 year-old and a 1 year-old, they are learning so much and happy to go to school each day. Mariluz Santiago and the whole team does an amazing job of teaching and keeping my children safe and happy while I'm at work!

Zack

White
10 months ago
TLE Wale Forest is one of the best daycare centers in the Raleigh/Durham area! I have been to multiple daycare centers in recent years and this is by far the best I have used for my children. The cleanliness and professionalism from the Director (Mrs.Santiago) and her wonderful staff are what s... Read more

Zack

White
10 months ago
TLE Wale Forest is one of the best daycare centers in the Raleigh/Durham area! I have been to multiple daycare centers in recent years and this is by far the best I have used for my children. The cleanliness and professionalism from the Director (Mrs.Santiago) and her wonderful staff are what set this daycare apart from the others. All I have to say is, I wish I would’ve found this place sooner. Thank you TLE for everything you do!

Amna

Alsafar
2 months ago
The best daycare, everyone here is very professional with little children , and very nice and loved people, three of my children are enrolling in this location, they enjoy every day.

Amna

Alsafar
2 months ago
The best daycare, everyone here is very professional with little children , and very nice and loved people, three of my children are enrolling in this location, they enjoy every day.

Andrea

Perazzo
3 months ago
My children have been going to TLE for about 8 months, and they LOVE the center. My son has down syndrome and he has begun to speak more words since starting at TLE. This center has a indoor playground for the children to play in case of rainy days. The center are teaching my kids their alphabe... Read more

Andrea

Perazzo
3 months ago
My children have been going to TLE for about 8 months, and they LOVE the center. My son has down syndrome and he has begun to speak more words since starting at TLE. This center has a indoor playground for the children to play in case of rainy days. The center are teaching my kids their alphabet and numbers. We could not have asked for a better team to teach and nurture my children. My kids love Mariluz and Marcia! Mariluz is always happy and excited to see the children. Always has a positive attitude!

Keyla

Springs
4 months ago
From the moment I stepped inside TLE, Wake Forest to tour, Mariluz and her staff greeted my son, Kingston and myself with open arms. They made me feel as if we were a part of their family. Kingston started as an infant and in his 2 years of going to "school" at TLE, he learned sign la... Read more

Keyla

Springs
4 months ago
From the moment I stepped inside TLE, Wake Forest to tour, Mariluz and her staff greeted my son, Kingston and myself with open arms. They made me feel as if we were a part of their family. Kingston started as an infant and in his 2 years of going to "school" at TLE, he learned sign language, colors, shapes, numbers, and even started potty training! I was pretty impressed that he had learned so much in 2 years! Ms. Fahima, Ms. Jessica, Ms. Michelle and Ms. Millie are perfect examples of early childhood teachers and it was truly hard for us to leave these wonderful ladies. I would highly recommend TLE, Wake Forest for all your child care needs.

Melissa PARSONS

Dean Parsons
9 months ago
Our son has been going to this center for almost a year now. It has been nothing but wonderful. He loves going everyday as there are times he cry’s because he has to leave. There is no doubt that he loves him some Ms. Mariluz. Coming from the center we were at to this one where we got a l... Read more

Melissa PARSONS

Dean Parsons
9 months ago
Our son has been going to this center for almost a year now. It has been nothing but wonderful. He loves going everyday as there are times he cry’s because he has to leave. There is no doubt that he loves him some Ms. Mariluz. Coming from the center we were at to this one where we got a little behind they never once treated us or our son any different like the other center did. Mr. Charlie is a very nice, outstanding reasonable person. We give him thanks for what he has done.

Katie &

Bella Stewart
3 months ago
I was fortunate enough to spend the first year of my daughters life as a stay at home Mom. After making a difficult decision to go back to work my first concern was to find the perfect daycare for Bella. We went to literally dozens of centers. When we walked in the door and met Ms. Marieluz we ... Read more

Katie &

Bella Stewart
3 months ago
I was fortunate enough to spend the first year of my daughters life as a stay at home Mom. After making a difficult decision to go back to work my first concern was to find the perfect daycare for Bella. We went to literally dozens of centers. When we walked in the door and met Ms. Marieluz we just knew this is where we wanted our baby to be. This decision was confirmed by every single teacher we met at TLE of Wake Forest. Her teachers Ms. Michelle and Ms. Jessica are just like our angels sent from heaven! Their assistant Ms. Fahima is one of the kindest people I have ever met. Ms. Stacy is also just a joy!! We literally thank God every day for this wonderful place. (Not to mention how much she has learned!)Thank you so much TLE of Wake Forest for taking care of our little girl. We are so thankful for each of you!!

Thomie M

Zoey
10 months ago
Zoey started TLE at age 3 and was very shy and reserved. Ms. Ashley was her first teacher and she is awesome! I could see the difference in Zoey immediately. She came out of her shell with Ms. Ashley's guidance. Ashley was always very warm and welcoming and made all the children feel good ab... Read more

Thomie M

Zoey
10 months ago
Zoey started TLE at age 3 and was very shy and reserved. Ms. Ashley was her first teacher and she is awesome! I could see the difference in Zoey immediately. She came out of her shell with Ms. Ashley's guidance. Ashley was always very warm and welcoming and made all the children feel good about coming to school each day. She kept me informed of Zoey's progress and behavior. Ms. Lay is also a wonderful teacher as well and we are going to miss her class, as Zoey is transitioning to Kindergarten! The staff in general are friendly and the facility is bright and happy! Very good experience and would definitely recommend it.

Jennifer NELSON

Alex Stanford
2 months ago
I could not be happier with The Learning Experience in Wake Forest. My three year old absolutely loves his school, his teachers, and the friends he has made. The facility is extremely clean, organized, and overall impressive. They have a great outdoor play area, a kid sized two story indoor pla... Read more

Jennifer NELSON

Alex Stanford
2 months ago
I could not be happier with The Learning Experience in Wake Forest. My three year old absolutely loves his school, his teachers, and the friends he has made. The facility is extremely clean, organized, and overall impressive. They have a great outdoor play area, a kid sized two story indoor play area, an interactive smart board, and an amazing curriculum. The director is welcoming and all of the teachers are great. He especially loves his teacher, Ms. Mia. She has been nothing short of wonderful. My son has learned so much since he has been at The Learning Experience and I could not be more grateful for the wonderful care he is receiving!

Addie A.

Camden
7 months ago
We are still very new to TLE family in Wake Forest but I have to say that I am feeling very confident in our decision to enroll our son. I expected an adjustment period for my son with some emotional drop-offs; I am so relieved to say that he has yet to get upset at drop off. He talks about ... Read more

Addie A.

Camden
7 months ago
We are still very new to TLE family in Wake Forest but I have to say that I am feeling very confident in our decision to enroll our son. I expected an adjustment period for my son with some emotional drop-offs; I am so relieved to say that he has yet to get upset at drop off. He talks about school while at home and is already talking about his friends. He has been in other centers and would often cry at drop off, months after enrollment. Each day I see him smile and talk about his day, I grow more confident in TLE of Wake Forest.

Meet our TLE® Center team

Mariluz Santiago

Center Director

Favorite TLE® Character: Grace and Charity

Marcia Hinton

Assistant Director

Favorite TLE® Character: Penny Polite

Rodella Hart

Teacher

Favorite TLE® Character: Miss Chievous

Jessica Alvarado

Lead Teacher

Favorite TLE® Character: Tito Toro

Lashuntae Black

Lead Teacher

Favorite TLE® Character: Flexi Flamingo

Maria Alvarado

Lead Teacher

Favorite TLE® Character: Miss Chievous

Selestine Williams

Lead Teacher

Favorite TLE® Character: Bubbles

Brittany Allen

Lead Teacher

Favorite TLE® Character: Bubbles

Kashi Grant

Lead Teacher

Favorite TLE® Character: Flexi Flamingo

Lyndsay Carter

Teacher

Favorite TLE® Character: Penny Polite

Jayla Lyons

Lead Teacher

Favorite TLE® Character: Flexi Flamingo

KaShara Clanton

Lead Teacher

Favorite TLE® Character: Penny Polite

Louna Joseph

Lead Teacher

Favorite TLE® Character: Flexi Flamingo

Milly Cruz-Torres

Teacher

Favorite TLE® Character: Miss Chievous

Jeanine Mosley

Teacher

Favorite TLE® Character: Penny Polite

Sarah Fogel

Lead Teacher

Favorite TLE® Character: Bubbles

Latoya Wilkerson

Bus Driver/School age

Favorite TLE® Character: Bubbles

Lindsay Reese

Teacher

Favorite TLE® Character: Miss Chievous

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We offer an easy-to-use smartphone app and an array of ways to help you stay connected.

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