Meet Our Childcare Team | The Learning Experience

Meet our TLE® Center team

Ms. Maria

Infant Teacher

Favorite TLE® Character:

Ms. Maria joined our TLE family shortly after we opened our doors in 2016. For the last 5 years Ms. Maria has provided a safe and loving environment for all of our little learners and won the hearts of all of our infant families. In her free time Ms. Maria enjoys reading and spending time outdoors with her husband and three children.

Ms. Yvette

Twaddler Teacher

Favorite TLE® Character:
Penny Polite

Ms. Yvette joined our TLE family 3 years ago, and has been an amazing asset to our center. Ms. Yvette brings learning to life in our Twaddler classroom using her creativity and imagination. While Ms. Yvette is not at TLE, she enjoys spending her time baking and crafting.

Ms. Meagan

Preschool 2 Teacher

Favorite TLE® Character:
Phoebe Phonics

Originally from Florida, Ms. Meagan has brought her teaching talents up north! Ms. Meagan joined our team in 2020 and has made a great impact on all of our Preschool 2 learners this year. She makes all of her little learners feel special and makes learning fun for all of her little learners. In her free time Ms. Meagan enjoys going for long walks and relaxing at the beach.

Kim Lupo

Center Director of Operations

Kim attended The Catholic University of America and holds a degree in Education Studies. She started out as a teacher at TLE Waldwick in June 2014, and has been with TLE Hoboken since November 2016. As a director, she loves being hands on in the classroom and watching children learn and grow through TLE's amazing curriculum.

Allie Aquafredda

Center Director of Curriculum

Ms. Allie attended the school for Performing Arts and has a deep love for the theaters. Allie found a great joy in working with children. After 2 years leading the after care program at The Learning Experience of Waldwick, Allie made her way to Hoboken! Ms. Allie is thrilled to be able to utilize her creativity and passion for making children smile by continuing to make TLE Hoboken a special place for all of the children to learn and grow!

LynnAnn Zazzali


The Learning Experience Academy of Early Education at Hoboken is owned by LynnAnn Zazzali who earned her Masters degree in Reading and Educational Leadership. LynnAnn owns three successful TLE locations, Waldwick NJ, Hoboken NJ and New Rochelle NJ. The first, Waldwick NJ, has been open for over ten years. She is the proud mom of two children and knows first hand how special her role is in the lives of her TLE families! Both Nicholas, 16 and Daniella, 14 attended The Learning Experience Academy of Early Education as young children. The love, care and comprehensive early childhood program TLE provided was the driving force that attracted LynnAnn to open her own center in 2008. This dedicated leader in the early childhood field is committed to the complete development of children: social, academic, and emotional. As an educator for over twenty years, you can rest assured that learning