Meet Our Childcare Team | The Learning Experience

Meet our TLE® Center team

15020

Emily Henson

Lead Teacher

15020

Favorite TLE® Character:
Grace Charity

Emily has been with TLE since May 2022. Emily has her Certificate of Mastery and is on the Oklahoma Director's ladder. She enjoys hanging with her 2 daughters, Faith and Destiny. They keep her busy with sports and arts and crafts. Emily also enjoys doing home improvement projects around her home!

15044

Natalie Clark

Assistant Teacher

Natalie has been with TLE since January of 2022. She has 3 years of experience working with children and is currently taking courses for her CDA! Natalie loves fishing and being outdoors! She enjoys spending time with her Goddaughter, Melina, and is expecting her first child in October!

16406

Raneeka Parker

Lead Teacher

16406

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

Raneeka has been with TLE since July 2022! She has her associates degree in Child Development. She is a mother to 3 beautiful daughters. Raneeka enjoys shopping, doing hair and self care in her free time!

16407

Kelli Hawkins

Lead Teacher

16407

Favorite TLE® Character:
Flexi Flamingo

Kelli has been with TLE since June 2022. She has more than 15 years experience in childcare and is currently taking courses to get her Certificate of Mastery! Kelli enjoys spending quality time with her family, drawing, reading and sewing!

15044

Natalie Clark

Assistant Teacher

15044

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

Natalie has been with TLE since January of 2022. She has 3 years of experience working with children and is currently taking courses for her CDA! Natalie loves fishing and being outdoors! She enjoys spending time with her Goddaughter, Melina, and is expecting her first child in October!

16172

Mikaella Garrow

Lead Teacher

16172

Favorite TLE® Character:
Penny Polite

Mikaella has been with TLE since March of 2022. She is currently in school for her associates in early childhood development. Mikaella has a son, Jace, who she loves hanging out with! She also enjoys gaming, watching movies and she loves all things "nerd".

16173

Billie Adams

Lead Teacher

16173

Favorite TLE® Character:
Penny Polite

Billie has been with TLE since March 2022. She has her bachelors degree in health science and is going to obtain her Certificate of Mastery. Billie enjoys being a wife and mom dog! Her and her husband are awaiting the arrival of her baby boy!

15025

Allandra Draper

Lead Teacher

15025

Favorite TLE® Character:
Flexi Flamingo

Allandra has been with TLE since December 2021! She has her associates degree in Early Childhood Development and 8 years of experience. Allandra enjoys watching movies, going dancing and going to concerts with her friends!

13565

Shelby Ott

Assistant Teacher

13565

Favorite TLE® Character:
Flexi Flamingo

Shelby has been with our center as part of the set up process and was the first Teacher we hired. Shelby has worked with children for about 5 years and loves to help children learn and grow. Shelby has a daughter, 3 brothers and 2 dogs who keep her busy. Shelby enjoys shopping, playing softball and binge watching new shows on Netflix. Shelby says "seeing children smile" is the best part of her day.

16408

Jordan Smith

Lead Teacher

16408

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

Jordan has been with TLE since May 2022. She is currently taking courses to obtain her Certificate of Mastery and has 10 years experience. Jordan enjoys hanging out with her son, Jakoby, and taking him to see WWE live!

15042

Cassie Perez

Lead Teacher

15042

Favorite TLE® Character:
Miss Chievous

Cassie has been with TLE since May 2022. She has her CDA and is currently working to achieve her Certificate of Mastery! Cassie is a mother and when she is not hanging out with her son Junior and her husband, she enjoys watching OU softball and FRIENDS!

15057

Jaye Smith

Chef

15057

Favorite TLE® Character:
Miss Chievous

Chef Jaye has more than 20 years experience in the food industry! She enjoys making yummy and quality meals for the children in her care! In her spare time Ms. Jaye loves to spend time with her 3 grandsons. She enjoys spending time outdoors and gardening!