Meet our TLE® Center team

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Tamara Vasquez

Teacher

GraceCharity

Favorite TLE® Character:
Grace Charity

My name is Miss Tamara and I am an Infant/Toddler teacher. I have been in childcare since 2018 and I love what I do. Before finding TLE, I was a neonatal nurse, so I have always loved being involved in the family atmosphere. I enjoy teaching and playing with my babies and watching them learn new things.

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Milagro Sarduy

Teacher

PennyPolite

Favorite TLE® Character:
Penny Polite

My name is Miss Milagro and I am an Infant teacher. I love coming in to my babies every day and helping them grow. When I was younger, I wanted to be a nurse so I could help people, but now (4 years later) I've found my true calling working with infants. When I'm not with my babies, I enjoy spending time with my family.

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Adalyn Thomas

Infant Teacher

FlexiFlamingo

Favorite TLE® Character:
Flexi Flamingo

My name is Miss Adalyn and I am one of the infant teachers here at TLE. I was a nanny for quite a while before coming here but I have always loved working with infants. I enjoy nurturing and helping the parents develop a schedule that works for their family. I love what I do!

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Brianna Ladwig

Teacher

Bubbles

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

My name is Miss Brianna and I am one of the Toddler teachers here at TLE. I am from North Dakota and I have always had a passion to teach and shape the minds of little ones! I have been working with children since I was 15 and my favorite subject in school was History. Being able to see the progress a child makes during their most important stage in life is beyond rewarding.

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Amy Wills

Toddler Teacher

Sonar

Favorite TLE® Character:
Sonar

My name is Amy and I'm one of the Toddler teachers here at TLE. I have been volunteering with children since I was 16 and I have always loves working with younger age groups. Seeing them so excited about learning and being independent is something I really enjoy. I love helping them do art, as well as build things with them.

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Lauren Berowski

Toddler Teacher

FlexiFlamingo

Favorite TLE® Character:
Flexi Flamingo

My name is Miss Lauren and I am one of the toddler teachers here at The Learning Experience. I have been working with children since high school and I have spent most of my professional career with school-age children. I love working with preschool-age because of the nurture and time that goes into it. I love helping the children practice safe habits and teaching them new things.

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Ashley Reed

Assistant Teacher

Bubbles

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

My name is Miss Ashley and I am an assistant Toddler teacher. Initially I always saw myself being a veterinarian when I grew up, but I love children and I love my job! I intend to further my studies and go back to school to get a higher degree. I love to study new things and read books. I'm an outgoing person and I love to take on new challenges that come my way. There isn't anything I wouldn't do for my students!

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Querri Howard

Twaddler Teacher

Lionstein

Favorite TLE® Character:
Lionstein

My name is Miss Querri and I work in the Twaddler classroom. I have always loved working with kids, from ages 2 up through their teenage years. It's a nice feeling to be seen as a role model and it pushes me to always put my best foot forward. I pride myself on my patience and attention to detail in every task I take on. I love what I do and wouldn't change it for the world!

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Kaitlyn Poth

Twaddler/Prepper Teacher

PheobePhonics

Favorite TLE® Character:
Phoebe Phonics

My name is Miss Kaitlyn and I work with the two year old classrooms at TLE. Prior to working here, I had only worked for Disney but spent a lot of time with children in doing so. Coming here, I have found that I really love coming in and making their days as bright and creative as possible so they have fun and learn new things.

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Olivia Graves

Twaddlers Teacher

PheobePhonics

Favorite TLE® Character:
Phoebe Phonics

I'm Miss Olivia and I work with the younger two-year-olds at TLE Clearwater. I have worked in childcare for a few years now and really enjoy it. I feel like working with kids gives you a chance to be yourself and do something rewarding with your time. I love what I do and I'm happy to come in every day!

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Cassondra Hibner

Prepper Teacher

MissChievous

Favorite TLE® Character:
Miss Chievous

My name is Miss Cassondra and I am the lead Preppers teachers here at TLE. I started in childcare a little over a year ago and I love every minute of it. I have a daughter who is 4 years old and I enjoy spending time with family in my free time. The best part about my job is providing quality care for other parents and being proud of helping the children grow.

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Kelley-Anne Curley

Lead Teacher

MissChievous

Favorite TLE® Character:
Miss Chievous

My name is Miss Kelley and I'm one of the lead Preschool teachers. I have been in the childcare/education field for over 35 years, taking great joy in watching the children in my care grow! I love showing kids that have different learning styles different ways to learn, to ensure they will be successful. I love to read, be a mom, and go to the movies in my spare time. A smile from a child is worth more than money can buy!

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Laura Taylor

VPK Teacher

MissChievous

Favorite TLE® Character:
Miss Chievous

My name is Miss Laura and I am one of the VPK teachers. I have been teaching for over 30 years, spending most of my time in the VPK age group. I have my degree and my director's credential, but I prefer to spend my time teaching. I love my job because I feel like I am making a difference and helping give children the best start to their education.

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Maria Meola

VPK Teacher

GraceCharity

Favorite TLE® Character:
Grace Charity

My name is Maria and I am one of the VPK teachers at TLE. I was an art major in school and I have brought that creativity to my classroom. I love extending on our curriculum and creating hands-on experiences for my students. I have always loved working with children and I am sure it's my calling in life.

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Gaile Bennett

Lead Teacher / Cook

PennyPolite

Favorite TLE® Character:
Penny Polite

My name is Miss Gaile and I am one of the lead VPK teachers. I love to read and go to the beach in my spare time. I always dreamed of being a dancer when I was a kid, and now I have been teaching dance for 25 years in preschools. A few years ago I transitioned to being a 3's and 4's teacher at TLE and I love it!

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Brianna Johnson

Floater Teacher

Sonar

Favorite TLE® Character:
Sonar

My name is Brianna and I am one of the floaters here at TLE. I am a returning employee after a few months spent in a nursing position. I realized that my calling is definitely with children so I made my way back where I truly love being.

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Paige Waite

Floater Teacher

Lionstein

Favorite TLE® Character:
Lionstein

My name is Miss Paige and I am one of the floater teachers. When I was little, I wanted to be a firefighter and I loved science. I have a daughter of my own and I have been caring for children for 10 years. I enjoy singing at circle time and love watching the kids learn new words, signs, and skills that we teach them.

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Maia Howard

Floater Teacher

Bubbles

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

I am Miss Maia and I'm one of the teachers here at TLE Clearwater. I am currently in school and plan to pursue Emergency Medical Services. I started working in childcare at the beginning of 2020, but I have loved every bit of it so far. I enjoy all age groups, but typically gravitate towards infants and toddlers. I am very happy to be working with little ones every day.