Meet our TLE® Center team

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Brianna Slattery

Infant & Toddler Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Lionstein

With a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and currently working towards her Masters degree in Deaf Education, Ms. Bri is fluent in sign language and super passionate about working with our Preppers. She is especially attuned to their mental/social development and is focused on creating a safe, educational environment for them. In her spare time, Ms. Bri enjoys reading and spending time with friends!

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Emily Davenport

Infant & Toddler Teacher

Bubbles

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

Ms. Emily is currently working towards her Bachelor's degree in Education at Brookdale Community College. Her fun, outgoing energy makes her a natural for working with children. Ms. Emily is from Wall, NJ and she enjoys hanging out with friends and babysitting in her spare time.

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Victoria Lopez

Floater

Bubbles

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

Ms. Vikki is so sweet and passionate when it comes to caring for our little ones! She is currently attending Ocean County College for Early Education. Her goal as a teacher is to educate our future leaders in a safe and thrilling environment. Currently residing in Toms River, Ms. Vikki enjoys music, arts & crafts, and taking her cats for walks in her spare time.

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Angelica Millan

Infant Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Miss Chievous

Ms. Angelica is ever so sweet and nurturing when it comes to caring for our littlest ones! She graduated from the Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Education with her Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education. In addition to working in childcare since 2005, Ms. Angelica is bilingual and enjoys incorporating Spanish words as well as English (and Sign Language!) into our daily curriculum. Her classroom goal is to provide a nurturing, safe environment for the children to thrive in.

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Ms. Ivana

Infant & Toddler Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Penny Polite

Ms. Ivana received her BA in Early Childhood Education and Masters in Special Education. When she is not helping her son with homework, she is dancing, reading or watching movies! Ms. Ivana's goal is to watch children progress in their skills while learning in a safe and fun environment.

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Kelly Marmolejo

Infant Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Grace Charity

With her Child Development Associate's Certification from Rasmussen College and as a mother of little ones herself, Ms. Kelly is a loving teacher who prioritizes fostering a fun and clean learning environment. She has been working as an early childhood teacher specifically with infants and toddlers for the past six years at a couple other centers before finding her home here with us at TLE. Ms. Kelly is from Brick and loves spending time with family, hiking, and going to the beach in her free time!

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Stephanie Moir

Floater

Sonar

Favorite TLE® Character:
Sonar

Ms. Stephanie was one of our first teachers hired when we opened! She is currently working toward her Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education at Mansfield University. She is super hardworking and responsible and it's her dream to inspire and educate young students! Her personal classroom goal is to encourage students to learn in a fun, engaging way while providing a safe, nurturing environment. From Howell, NJ, Ms. Stephanie enjoys playing soccer and working out in her free time.

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Gina Gagliano

Infant Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Phoebe Phonics

Ms. Gina graduated from Johnson and Wales University with her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, concentrating on child psychology and even shadowing a child therapist as part of her schooling. In addition to that, she has worked in childcare for the last five years! Her personal classroom goals include having the children learn to the best of their ability, to make a positive learning environment for all children, and to have fun! From Howell, NJ, Ms. Gina enjoys reading, biking, and hiking in her spare time.

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Aga Callahan

Toddler Teacher

Bubbles

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

Ms. Aga has her Child Development Associate's degree as well as an Associate's in English and Literature! She is also fluent in Polish and enjoys sharing her love of language with our Preschoolers. Additionally, Ms. Aga has over seven years of childcare experience and even has a little one of her own. Her classroom goal is to create a motivational, collaborative environment that encourages social and emotional growth.

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Spencer Coombs-Holmer

Twaddler Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Sonar

Ms. Spencer is our wonderful Twaddler teacher that brings the fun in learning! She graduated from Neptune High School and wants to pursue her career in Nursing in the future. When she's not teaching fun and education in the classroom; Spencer enjoys Reading, laying by the beach, and caring for animals.

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Kelsey Fahnholz

Twaddler Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Flexi Flamingo

Currently going to school at the University of Colorado for Neuro Science, Ms. Kelsey loves providing a safe and fun environment to our Twaddlers. She brings creativity and learning new ideas into the students education. Besides studying the brain and teaching our wonderful students, Ms. Kelsey enjoys cheerleading, Shopping, and hiking through nature!

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Paige O'Neill

Prepper Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

Ms. Paige is one of our kind and caring teachers! She graduated from Brookdale Community College and Georgian Court University with a degree in Elementary Education so she really knows her stuff. She's a rock star when it comes to implementing techniques that encourage great listening skills and academic student growth. Originally from Brick, NJ, Ms. Paige loves watching movies and listening to music/podcasts in her spare time.

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Kelly Taylor

Prepper Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Flexi Flamingo

With a Bachelors in Family and Child Studies from Montclair State University, Ms. Kelly is a wonderful teacher who is great with kids. She has been working in early childhood education centers for the past 6 years with her love to teach. Ms. Kelly believes in turning her classroom into an environment where the sky is the limit! On her spare time, Ms. Kelly loves volunteering for many charitable organizations and spending time with her dog.

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Anne Dressler

Preschool Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Flexi Flamingo

Ms. Anne is living out her dream of working in education and we are so happy to have her with us! She graduated from Rowan University with a BA in Education and Liberal Studies. Her goal for her classroom is to have fun while learning. Originally from Forked River, NJ, some of her hobbies include sewing, reading, and going to the beach.

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Rosie Rojas-Cruz

Preschool Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Two Plus Toucan

Having a Masters in Early Childhood Education and working with Preschool and Kindergartners for over a decade has given Ms. Rosie the tools to help children learn, play and grow! Fluent in English and Spanish Ms. Rosie brings our immersive curriculum alive preparing our little learners for kindergarten.

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Dwayla Carty

Preschool Teacher

Lionstein

Favorite TLE® Character:
Lionstein

Having worked with children all her life, Ms. Dwayla has the knack to keep the kids happy and healthy as they Learn, Play, and Grow. Ms. Dwayla has been with us since we opened. She is a student at Monmouth University working on her medical degree to become a pediatric neurologist. We are lucky to have her as part of our family while she finishes up her studies.

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Mary Connors

Kindergarten & Virtual Learning Teacher

GraceCharity

Favorite TLE® Character:
Grace Charity

Ms. Mary has been a superb addition to our TLE Family this school year assisting our Kindergarteners and virtual learners! She attended Kean University, is a certified Group & Incentive Planner, and a mom of three. Her goal is to enrich her students' day, encourage good work ethics, and expand their efforts through positive feedback and she truly excels at this. Originally from Union, NJ, Ms. Mary enjoys counted cross stitch, crafts, and hiking in her free time!