Meet our TLE® Center team

Miss Pat

Teacher Assistant

Bubbles

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

Miss Pat has been with TLE since 2010! Miss Pat raised her two children and now has two grandchildren that she loves spending time with! Miss Pat absolutely loves spending time and taking care of her infants in her class. Miss Pat's favorite part of working at TLE is seeing the babies that she took care of, growing up and graduating from TLE!

Miss Paula

Teacher Assistant

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Grace Charity

Miss Paula began working at TLE in August 2017! She loves teaching children and spending time with them. She enjoys helping them learn and grow. She loves to see their achievements as they learn new items.

Miss Taylor

Head Toddler Teacher

Bubbles

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

Miss Taylor has been with TLE since March of 2020. Miss Taylor started babysitting at 12 years old and has loved working with children since a young age. She previously worked for the YMCA Before and After Care program and another preschool setting with the Toddler age group. Miss Taylor truly enjoys creating a safe and fun environment for her students. She loves to watch the children learn and grow!!!

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Miss Marissa

Twaddlers Head Teacher

Bubbles

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

Miss Marissa has been with us since August 2016 and has always loved working with children! During Miss Marissa's high school years she was a soccer ref for the youth soccer league. Miss Marissa was also a preschool teacher in the Ocean County Vocational program during her Junior and Senior year of high school. Miss Marissa loves developing bonds with her students and their families. Miss Marissa is not only our Twaddler Head Teacher, but she is our mascot as well!! You'll find Miss Marissa at all of our special events dressed as Bubbles the elephant!! Miss Marissa loves to participate in classroom dance parties as Bubbles!!

Miss Tiffany

Preppers Head Teacher

Bubbles

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

Miss Tiffany has been with us since January 2017. Miss Tiffany has helped care for her younger siblings for her entire life and began babysitting as a teenager. Miss Tiffany loves to work with children and hopes that she is able to make a positive difference in their lives. Miss Tiffany enjoys helping them to learn and achieve their goals!

Miss Ziajah

Teacher Assistant

Bubbles

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

Miss Ziajah started working with children at a very young age and in 2018 began working in a school setting. Miss Ziajah wanted to work with children to have the chance to have a positive impact on their lives, whiling teaching them and watching them grow. Miss Ziajah's favorite part of working at TLE is the helpful and caring staff and getting to interact with the children and their many different personalities!

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Miss Kat

Preschool 2A Head Teacher/Admin Support

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Phoebe Phonics

Miss Kat has been with TLE since September of 2012! During high school, Miss Kat babysat often. Miss Kat then attended Bloomsburg University and graduated with her teaching degree. After graduating college, Miss Kat began working for TLE. Over the years Miss Kat has worked with various age groups and worked as part of administration. Miss Kat loves watching her students learn new things and seeing how proud they are when they master something new. Miss Kat loves building relationships with her students and their families. Miss Kat is proud of the team that she gets to work with and the strong curriculum that TLE offers, which pushes her students to excel!!

Miss Jackie

PS1B Head Teacher

Bubbles

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

Miss Jackie has been working at TLE Toms River since 2010! She started working with children when her son began Kindergarten and she became a class mom and cafeteria aide! Miss Jackie has always loved working with children! Miss Jackie has grown very close to the families at TLE. She has had many siblings throughout the years and has built strong relationships with the students and families. Miss Jackie loves helping the students learn and watching them grow!

Miss Emily

Preschool Float

Bubbles

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

Miss Emily started with us during the summer of 2019 and has come back each year! She started working with children during her junior year of high school. Miss Emily loves how each child has their own personality and to help teach them new things that will shape them into amazing people in the future. Miss Emily loves the team that she works with and how we have become a close knit family. Miss Emily says the children at TLE are an absolute dream and make her day!

Miss Marissa F.

Teacher Assistant

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Grace Charity

Miss Marissa has been with TLE since 2018 and has working with children since she was a child herself. She started babysitting at 12 years old and volunteering at Sunday School as well. She has always loved working with children and realized that she wanted to pursue a career in education. Knowing that her job is to help kids reach their full potential and to help them feel happier and better about themselves is what brings her joy! Miss Marissa's favorite part about working at TLE and working with the children is that they remind her of how exciting the world can be and seeing things from their perspective. She really enjoys watching them grow from young babies to preschoolers.

Miss Allison

Teacher Assistant

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Miss Chievous

Miss Allison began working for TLE in 2019 and has been working with children for many years prior to that. Miss Allison is working towards her degree in education and has always wanted to be an elementary school teacher since she was 5 years old! Miss Allison loves working at TLE because she is able to see the children grow and learn each day!

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Miss Angela

Cook

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Flexi Flamingo

Miss Angela has been with TLE since 2011. Before 2011, Miss Ang worked in various schools and children's programs. Miss Ang absolutely loves to cook and she loves children...working at TLE is the perfect combination for her! She truly enjoys cooking for our students and watching them try new foods and enjoy what they eat!