Meet our TLE® Center team

Miss Cameryn

Infant Teacher Assistant

Bubbles

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

Miss Cameryn started with us in November 2020 and loves seeing children learn and grow! She has loved building relationships with all the students.

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Miss Hailey

Infant Teacher Assistant

FlexiFlamingo

Favorite TLE® Character:
Flexi Flamingo

Miss Hailey started working at TLE Toms River in June 2020, but started working with children a year ago. She loves watching children grow and learn new things!

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Miss Maya

Infant A Head Teacher

Bubbles

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

Miss Maya has been with our TLE family since June 2016! She began working with children when she was 16 years old coaching cheer and babysitting! Miss Maya has been around children all her life being the oldest of seven, which has been her inspiration to work with children. She loves working with our TLE staff and watching our students grow from infants to preschool!

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Miss Paula

Teacher Assistant

GraceCharity

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 Samantha

Toddler Assistant

GraceCharity

Favorite TLE® Character:
Grace Charity

Miss Samantha started with us in February 2021 and has always had a love of working with children. She loves how our TLE Toms River family work together as a team!

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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!!

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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!

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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!

Miss Bridget

Teacher Assistant

Bubbles

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

Miss Bridget has worked with children for over 15 years and started working with us in February 2021. She loves teaching the children and see the lightbulb go off when they learn something new.

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Mrs. Burgagni

PS2B Teacher Assistant

PennyPolite

Favorite TLE® Character:
Penny Polite

Mrs. Burgagni has been working with children since 1994. Her favorite part about working with children is laying down the foundation for success by giving them the confidence and problem skills that they can take with them for life.

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Mr. Aiden

Assistant Preschool Teacher

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Favorite TLE® Character:
Phoebe Phonics

Mr. Aiden has recently started working with us at TLE Toms River. He currently has his Associates in Education, and attending Georgian Court University for English and Education. Mr. Aiden has completed over 70 Hours of classroom experience to complete his degree. He has always had a love for helping others which turned into wanting to guide little learners into growing into the best version of themselves. While he has not been at TLE for very long, his favorite part of working with children is seeing pure joy come from accomplishing a once challenging activity for them.

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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!

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Miss Marissa F.

Preschool 2A Teacher

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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.

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Miss. Melissa

Assistant Preschool Teacher

PennyPolite

Favorite TLE® Character:
Penny Polite

Miss. Melissa has been working with kids for the past 8 years. Miss. Melissa has her Associate's of Business from Brookdale Community College and is currently enrolled for her BA at Rutgers. She says that her love for helping kids learn and grow is something that comes naturally to her. Her favorite part of working at TLE is being able to laugh with her students but also being a role model for them as well.

Miss Gabby

Teacher Assistant

FlexiFlamingo

Favorite TLE® Character:
Flexi Flamingo

Miss Gabby has been apart of our TLE family since August 2019! She started working with children in high school and decided it was a path she wanted to continue with. Miss Gabby wants to work with children to help our future generation learn and grow! Her favorite part of working at TLE is seeing the students happy and smiling faces each day!

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Miss. Gennifer

Assistant Preschool Teacher

PennyPolite

Favorite TLE® Character:
Penny Polite

Miss. Gennifer has been working with kids since 1993! She loves to be around children because of how much energy and joy they bring in almost every situation. Her goal while working with kids is to get them to express themselves in creative ways and to build their confidence in different activities.

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Miss Sara

Preschool 1A Teacher

PennyPolite

Favorite TLE® Character:
Penny Polite

Miss Sara joined our team in July 2012, but started babysitting when she was 12 before joining her first center in 2009! Miss Sara loves being around the students unconditional love and happiness. She loves watching their imaginations during playtime and seeing what crazy and funny things they can make up! Miss Sara's favorite part of working at TLE is teaching lessons for a period of time and seeing when the lessons finally click for them! She loves seeing how proud they are of themselves when they learn a letter that they have been working so hard to learn!

Miss. McKenzie D

Teacher Assistant

Bubbles

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

Miss. McKenzie started working with children in 2019. She loves working with kids because she believes kids are our future and working with them gives her an opportunity to mold them into leaders while still promotion their individuality. Watching them accomplish things that were once a challenge, is her favorite part about working with kids. Miss. McKenzie loves being part of TLE because the staff are friendly, and she loves the curriculum!

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Miss Angela

Cook

FlexiFlamingo

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!

Mrs. Femia

PS2B Head Teacher

I was born in Jersey City and now live at the shore. I love collecting sea glass, shells and doing yoga.