Meet our TLE® Center team

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Maria Iannuzzi

Floater

FlexiFlamingo

Favorite TLE® Character:
Flexi Flamingo

I have been with The Learning Experience for 3½ years as a Teacher’s Assistant and Float Staff Member. I have been married to my husband, Phil, a former Air Force Colonel and military pilot, for an amazing 33 Years! We have three great sons … Philip, Andre and Stephen. I earned a B.S. in Marketing from the State University of New York and worked in corporate and local government marketing positions. For over 25 years, I was a “stay-at-home” mom, an active military spouse and squadron commander’s spouse. I was most recently a substitute elementary Educational Assistant in the Central Bucks School District. I grew up in Ventnor, NJ and had an opportunity to live in eight states across the U.S., from New York to California and overseas in Italy. . In 2008, after 13 moves, we relocated from Georgia to Doylestown to settle down in one home while our boys completed school.

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Connie Obarowski

Infant Teacher

FlexiFlamingo

Favorite TLE® Character:
Flexi Flamingo

My name is Connie Obarowski. I have been married for 23 years. I am the mother of 3 children: 16, 14, and 13. We love to go camping, to the beach, and spending time at our pool. We have three dogs: a Beagle, Dachshund, and Lab. Oh, and I can't forget about or Guinea Pigs, clearly we are huge animal lovers!

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Leah Bates

Infant Teacher

MissChievous

Favorite TLE® Character:
Miss Chievous

Hi, my name is Leah Bates. I have been working with children for 11 years. I have two children of my own, a daughter named Isabella, who is 8 years old and going to 3rd grade and my daughter Harley who is 7 months. Harley attends TLE and loves it. I have been at TLE Doylestown for 4 years. I live in Warminster and from Warrington. In my spare time I like going camping with my family, going to concerts and enjoying my family.

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Megan Yamrich

Infant Teacher

PennyPolite

Favorite TLE® Character:
Penny Polite

Hi, My name is Megan Yamrich, and I'm an Infant Teacher here at the Learning Experience. I have been working here since 2017, and I love it!! I’m currently going into my senior year at Bloomsburg University and majoring in English. In my free time, I like to write, go to concerts, and listen to music.

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Donna Minnich

Assistant Teacher

Bubbles

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

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Alexa Milillo

Infant Teacher

PennyPolite

Favorite TLE® Character:
Penny Polite

Hi I’m Alexa Milillo and I am an Infant A teacher at TLE. I love working with kids and I have a two-year-old of my own in preschool. The kids make me smile no matter what! I’ve been working with kids for almost 4 years, just celebrated my 1st anniversary being part of the TLE family, and absolutely LOVE it.

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Ashley Caserella

Floater

Hello! My name is Ashley Caserella and I have been working in childcare for 3 years now! I absolutely love working with children and I can’t wait to graduate from Penn State Lehigh Valley with my Bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation and Human Services so that I can try my best to make a difference in peoples lives. I love to listen to music (all the time) and I also really love my dog! I am incredibly lucky to be a part of the TLE family and get to know all of the families here! Watching your children’s eyes light up when they learn something new is inspiring to me, so thank you to everyone here for allowing me to be a part of their lives!

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Allison Vicciardo

Infant Teacher

FlexiFlamingo

Favorite TLE® Character:
Flexi Flamingo

My name is Allison Vicciardo and I have been the Infant Teacher at TLE since we opened in 2013! I have the unique opportunity and privilege to watch 'my babies' grow up all the way to kindergarten graduation. I love being able to walk into every room in the building, get lots of hugs, and see how much they have learned. I have my Bachelor's degree from the University of Delaware and I am currently working on my Master's degree in education. I am also an avid traveler and have lived in various countries like Spain, Brazil, and Chile. When I am not being the 'baby-whisperer,' I enjoy hiking, reading, Zumba, and all things Disney!

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Brianna Kieffer

Toddler Teacher

PennyPolite

Favorite TLE® Character:
Penny Polite

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Teacy Kindle

Toddler Teacher

Bubbles

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

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Ashley Martinez

Toddler Teacher

FlexiFlamingo

Favorite TLE® Character:
Flexi Flamingo

My name is Ashley Martinez. I have 3 kids; two girls and a boy. I have worked at TLE Doylestown for 3 years; I have my degree in social work and someday hope to work with special needs kids. I am the toddler teacher. These kids have changed my life so much. They are full of such love and affection. If I’m having a bad day, I know they can make me feel all better. I love my job; we are like one big family.

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Roz Schwartzman

Twaddler Teacher

Bubbles

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

Hi, my name is Roz Schwartzman. I’ve been working with children for a long time. I began with the Bucks County I.U. and eventually did day care. I ‘m a mother and a grandmother and I adore young children. I have been at The Learning Experience Doylestown for 5 years and I love it!

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Brooke Turner

Twaddler Teacher

GraceCharity

Favorite TLE® Character:
Grace Charity

Brooke graduated from Delaware Valley College in 2008 with a BS, concentrating on pharmaceutical reproductive toxicology. She worked in that field for seven years before discovering teaching and children are her passion. Brooke is the mom of two amazing children, Charlotte and Miles. Brooke, her husband Brian, and their kids have lived in Perkasie for ten years and love the area. She has been with TLE for two years now, and although it is a challenging job, she loves every minute of it. TLE has become a second family, to both Brooke and her children.

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Isabelle Michaud

Floater

FlexiFlamingo

Favorite TLE® Character:
Flexi Flamingo

Hi, my name is Isabelle Michaud! I am a senior at Ithaca College majoring in Speech-Language Pathology and minoring in Education Studies and Deaf Studies. I love spending time with kids! Encouraging and facilitating a child’s growth and development is very rewarding! I am also very passionate about American Sign Language. I love teaching ASL and communicating with others using ASL! In the future, I hope to become an Early Intervention SLP that promotes speech and language development in young children!

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Tara Hennelly

Floater

Lionstein

Favorite TLE® Character:
Lionstein

My name is Tara Hennelly. I attend the Pennsylvania State University at the University Park campus. I am majoring in rehabilitation and human services. My plan after college is to attend a graduate school to earn a doctorate degree in occupational therapy. I hope to one day become a pediatric occupational therapist and work in a children’s hospital helping children develop the skills they need to grow into independent adults.

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Tony Corso

Prepper Teacher

MissChievous

Favorite TLE® Character:
Miss Chievous

Hello my name is Tony Corso. I am a lifelong resident of Bucks County. I graduate from Pennsbury High School and went on to get my degree at The University of the Arts. I am a professional artist and illustrator who is a big kid at heart. I love working with our lil' friends at TLE Doylestown and the amazing staff.

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kiernan Yates

Prepper Teacher

FlexiFlamingo

Favorite TLE® Character:
Flexi Flamingo

My name is Kiernan Yates, I'm 26 years old and I have worked here at TLE for a little over a year. I have always been passionate about working with children. I am a collector of food couture. Some of my favorite things to do are going to the beach, having movie marathons and curling up with a good book.

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Tricia Smith

Prepper Teacher

Sonar

Favorite TLE® Character:
Sonar

My first "job" was as the neighborhood babysitter. I have always enjoyed being around children and watching them learn and grow. I attended Holy Family College/University both for undergraduate and graduate school. I received a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a Master's Degree in Elementary Education. I have worked as a Personal Care Aide, Therapeutic Support Staff, Intern Teacher and Elementary School Teacher. I enjoyed each position for various reasons while learning a lot from the people I worked with. Some of my favorites: Spending time with friends and family, going to the movies, reading (since I was an itty bitty), bowling, Chinese Food, soft pretzels, Dolphins, traveling, going to concerts, KitKats and of course coming to work to see all my little sweethearts.

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Elizabeth Yamrich

Floater

PheobePhonics

Favorite TLE® Character:
Phoebe Phonics

Hi! My name is Elizabeth Yamrich. I am currently a senior at Temple University majoring in Psychology! I have been officially working in child care for 3 years now. I love working with children and I plan on getting my Masters degree to become a school counselor for elementary aged children. In my free time, I love to cook, bake and listen to music!

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Becca Allen

Preschool Teacher

Lionstein

Favorite TLE® Character:
Lionstein

My name is Miss Becca and I’ve been a member of the TLE family for almost 2 years now! I'm currently a senior at West Chester University getting my degree in early grades education and a minor in Theater Arts. I’ve Been working in child care for about 4 years now. Besides working with children I also enjoy singing and anything música!

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Mark Dachowski

Floater

TwoPlusToucan

Favorite TLE® Character:
Two Plus Toucan

Hello! My name is Mark Dachowski, I am 24 years old and I have two older brothers. I am a volunteer fire fighter for Warwick Fire Department. I enjoy listening to country music and old time rock roll. In my free time I love hanging out with my friends and family. My favorite place to go is my mountain house in up state PA where I relax, play golf, go fishing, and ride quads. My favorite thing about my job is helping and watching kids learn and develop their skills.

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Nicole Cranage

Preschool Teacher

GraceCharity

Favorite TLE® Character:
Grace Charity

Mom of 5 kiddos! I’ve always LOVED kids and knew from a young age I wanted to be a mother. The opportunity to be at TLE has made me realize teaching has also always been a dream of mine! I’m so happy to be able to be able to work with such amazing little ones and their families! It’s truly a dream come true ❤️

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Ashley Fitzer

Preschool Teacher

MissChievous

Favorite TLE® Character:
Miss Chievous

My name is Ashley Fitzer. I’m 36 years old and I have my engineering associates degree from BCCC. I live in Dublin and am the mother to Daniela in PK-B. I love teaching my littles everyday In Preschool 1-A but when I’m not in school you can usually find me down by ocean at LBI. In the winter I just try to keep warm because I hate being cold. My favorite drink is coffee and my favorite food is all fruit!

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Cynthia Martinez

Preschool Teacher

GraceCharity

Favorite TLE® Character:
Grace Charity

Hi! My name is Cynthia Martinez and I am a toddler teacher. In November it will be my 5th year working at The Learning Experience. I love toddlers and all the exploring, learning and fun we have. I have been working with kids since I was 12yrs old. I also teach Sunday School at my church and have been teaching Sunday School for 8 ½ yrs. I love to teach, babysit and spend time with my 11yr old son Aiden. Prior to working at The Learning Experience I used to working at a Children’s Hospital. I love being around kids when I am having a tough day they always brighten up my day. I can’t wait to learn and grow with all my new kids!

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Maggie Hennelly

Floater

MissChievous

Favorite TLE® Character:
Miss Chievous

Hi! I’m Maggie Hennelly and I’ve worked at TLE Doylestown for about 3 years now. I recently graduated Summa Cum Laude from West Chester University as a dual major in Early Childhood Education and Special Education. My dream job is to work in a 2nd or 3rd grade classroom and working at TLE Doylestown has definitely prepared me for teacher life!

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Kim Devlin

Kindergarten Teacher

MissChievous

Favorite TLE® Character:
Miss Chievous

I am a graduate of Temple University with a dual Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education. I have been working at The Learning Experience for just shy of five years. I started in the twaddler/prepper room and then started teaching kindergarten. In September it will be my 5th year in Kindergarten. I have been working in the education field since high school. I have taught swim lessons, 5th and 6th grade special education, I have worked as a one on one and I taught gymnastics for 3 years. I was just recently named Teacher of the Year for The Learning Experience and was honored at the annual convention. It truly was and still is an amazing honor and still feels unreal. I am married to my wonderful husband Jim, we have been married for almost 13 years. I am a mom of 4 great kids ages 11, 5 and four year old twins. My life is crazy but I wouldn’t have it any other way!

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Tom Queroli

Mr. Tom a.k.a. Superman

MissChievous

Favorite TLE® Character:
Miss Chievous

Mr. Tom is a bus driver for The Central Bucks School District as well as The Learning Experience Doylestown. He has been part of the TLE family for 5 years. Everyone needs a Mr. Tom, he is our "Mr. Fix-it"! Every child in this building loves Mr. Tom and we can't imagine this program without him!

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Kelly Cressman

Kindergarten Teacher

MissChievous

Favorite TLE® Character:
Miss Chievous

My name is Kelly Cressman. I am 23 years old and graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2016 with degrees in Sociology, Administration of Justice, and Political Science. I began working with kids in my mid-late teens when I would babysit for families in my neighborhood. I have had several jobs since then that involved working with kids and in college, I worked at an elementary school before and after school program. This will be my third year in Kindergarten with Mrs. Kim and I cannot wait to start another year with such an amazing group of kids!

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Liz Grove

Floater

Bubbles

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

Hello my name is Liz Grove and I've been with The Learning Experience Doylestown since 2015. I've been in the childcare field since 1983. I went to Montgomery County Community College for early childhood education. I’ve worked as an Infant Teacher, Toddler Teacher and Preschool Teacher. I was also an aquatic coach for special Olympics, which I absolutely loved. My favorite part of my job is watching the children have fun and learn every day. When I'm not working, I'm with my family down the shore in Avalon New Jersey. I love spending time with my nieces, nephews, and my great nieces and nephew, they keep Aunt Liz very busy! love working at TLE Doylestown because we have an awesome boss Jen, a great Director Sam and Assistant Director Erica. I treat all the kids as if they were my very own with plenty of love, and cherish the memories.

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Jen Patrizio

Pre-K Teacher

Bubbles

Favorite TLE® Character:
Bubbles

My name is Jen Patrizio, I have been at the learning experience for three years in October and love it! I'm 33 and have two amazing kids of my own. Tori who is twelve and Cameron who is seven. My favorite thing to do with the kids in the classroom is art. Watching them make something from nothing and then seeing the final product is priceless. I'm excited and looking forward to the next school year!

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Jackie Cracchiolo

Pre-K Teacher

FlexiFlamingo

Favorite TLE® Character:
Flexi Flamingo

Hello there! My name is Jackie Cracchiolo and I am 21 years old. I grew up right here in Bucks County and graduated from Central Bucks High School South. I currently am a Senior at La Salle University aiming for my bachelor's degree in Elementary Education (PreK-4th) and my masters degree in Special Education. I enjoy going to Sea Isle during the summer and going on hayrides in the fall. During my free time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I love food, especially pizza and most of all, I have a passion and love children. Ever since I was little I always knew I wanted to influence, impact the children’s lives and also help them grow into people they truly are. “You can perform miracles by touching the hearts of those entrusted to your care”🍎✏️ -John Baptist De La Salle

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Courtney Schmidt

Pre-K Teacher

FlexiFlamingo

Favorite TLE® Character:
Flexi Flamingo

Hi! I’m Courtney! I am 24 years old. I am a student at Grand Canyon University, working towards a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. I have been a teacher at The Learning Experience for the past three years. This will be my third school year working with Ms. Jen in Pre-K B, our little corner of the world! I have been working in childcare for the past four years. My favorite thing to do is to spend time with my friends, family, and my puppy, Roxie. During summers I love to go to the beach and country concerts; and during the fall I love to go to haunted houses! I am looking forward to this new school year to help our students learn and grow!

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Cari Schmidt

Pre-K Teacher

FlexiFlamingo

Favorite TLE® Character:
Flexi Flamingo

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