Meet Our Childcare Team | The Learning Experience

Meet our TLE® Center team

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Miss Brooke

Infant A Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

I've been with The Learning Experience since November 2020, and I currently have my CDA in early childhood. In my free time, I enjoy being outdoors, hunting, and fishing. I am also a huge animal lover! I cannot wait to help your child learn, play, and grow!

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Miss Nicole

Infant Support Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Grace Charity

Hi my name is Nicole and I have been around kids my whole life. I currently do real estate along with working at TLE. I have worked in a daycare setting for 5 years now and I love it. In my free time I enjoy playing soccer, riding bikes, playing with my dogs, and hanging out with my family and friends. I am excited to be working with the infants here at TLE!

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Miss Rochelle

Toddler Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Penny Polite

Hi, my name is Rochelle! I have been working in childcare for over 15 years now. My favorite thing to do outside of work is spending time with my daughter Rachel and son Tony. I believe working with infants is my calling and I can't wait to meet all of TLE students and their families.

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Miss Mackenzie

Infant A Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Lionstein

Hi everyone, my name is Miss Mackenzie! I am a mom to a four-year-old son and I’m currently in school to become a therapist. I love reading, watching scary movies, and I enjoy swimming in my spare time. I’m glad I’m able to be a part of the TLE family and to work with the wonderful infants. My goal at TLE is to keep all the infants happy and safe!

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Miss Katherine

Infant B Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Flexi Flamingo

Hi my name is Katherine and I have worked in Elementary and Early Childhood for a total of 8 years. I have a degree from the University of Central Missouri with hopes of completing my masters soon. In my free time I love to watch movies, exercise, and play the violin. I am so excited to be apart of the TLE family and can’t wait to meet everyone.

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Miss Alexa

Toddler C Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Om

Hi my name is Alexa and I have been working with children for a total of 7 years now. I am originally from the State of California. I currently hold my bachelor's in Psychology. When I am not working, I love spending my time reading. My goal at TLE is to help everyone feel welcomed and have a safe place to learn and love.

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Miss Keshia

Toddler A Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Penny Polite

My name is Lakeshia, but you can call me Miss Keshia. I have been working in childcare for around 12 years now. I have 5 daughters that I love so much! I love cooking and spending time with my kids, family, and friends. I am always trying to have fun and entertain. I am also very blessed and honored to get to work with your kids.

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Miss Darricka

Toddler Support Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

Hi my name is Darricka. I have been in the childcare field for 7 years now and worked in the infant and toddler rooms! I have learned so much and grew a lot but still learning everyday. I have my CDA in infant and toddlers as well. I have a kiddo of my own that I love very much. I am excited for my time here at TLE and to continue to push myself to be better everyday!

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Miss Sasha

Seasonal Support Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Tito Toro

Hi my name is Sasha, and I am currently a student at SLU studying computer science in hopes to becoming a software engineer. Outside of work I love to cook, go to the gym, and listen to music. I love working with children and I cannot wait to help your child learn more and gain new experiences/perspectives.

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Miss Alicia

Twaddler Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Penny Polite

Hi my name is Alicia. I have two children of my own, they’re three and four years old. I have been in childcare since 2015 and still enjoy my job every day. In my free time I love to read. I also love dancing and singing when I am at my house. I love seeing all the kids grow and learn every day, it is one of the best parts of my job.

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Miss Rachel

Seasonal Support Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Two Plus Toucan

Hi my name is Rachel and I am so excited to be apart of the TLE family. Currently I am a student at Truman State University so you will mostly see me during summertime and winter break. Outside of work I love to paint and go hiking. I am so happy to be here to help all of our kids learn to love learning!

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Miss Alana

Twaddler Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Gibby Gibson

Hi my name is Alana! I am currently a college student studying early childhood education with a minor in special education! I have the cutest French bulldog ever that I love spending time with when I am not at work or school. Another thing I love to do is shop till I drop! My goal at TLE is to make every child feel safe and make them laugh daily.

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Miss Elli

Prepper Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Sonar

Hi my name is Elli and I have been working with kids for about 7 years now. I worked at a horse farm for 5 years prior where I taught kids how to ride horses from ages 2-10 years old. I am a huge animal lover as well. My goal at TLE is to help each child feel like they belong and have fun learning new things while making new friends.

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Miss Kaitlyn

Preschool 2 Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Sonar

Hi my name is Kaitlyn, and I am currently in college for Elementary Education. In my free time I enjoy arts and crafts and hanging out with my friends. I also love animals, nature, and the Harry Potter movies! My goal at TLE is to teach children to be strong individuals and working members of the community.

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Miss Bonnie

Preschool 2 Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Penny Polite

Hi my name is Bonnie and I am from the St. Peters area and I joined the TLE family in January 2022. In my free time, I enjoy golfing, reading, and going to my grandchild's sporting events. I love working with children and I cannot wait to help ensure they have lots of fun while learning!

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Miss Derika

Preschool 1 Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Penny Polite

Hi my name is Derika and I have been in early childcare for about 3 years now. I love spending time with my family and binge-watching movies and tv shows. I am a busy bee and always out having stuff to do with my family as well. I am happy to be apart of the TLE family and excited to meet each one of you.

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Miss Vikki

Preschool 2 Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Penny Polite

I've been in a classroom environment for the last 29 years, and I am excited to be here with The Learning Experience! I attended Lindenwood University and graduated with my Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education. I'm married and we have been together for 36 years, with children that are 19 and 26. I am privileged to have your children in my classroom, and am so excited to watch them flourish and progress into elementary children.

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Miss Chelsea

Cook & Support Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Penny Polite

Hi my name is Chelsea and I have been with TLE since September 2020. I worked as a Cook and an Assistant Teacher at our Ellisville location previously and joined St. Peters East in October. In my free time I enjoy taking hikes, reading and spending time with my daughter. My goal is to help teach young kids manners and kindness.