TLE Cedar Grove, NJ Introduces Children to Charity through their Philanthropy Curriculum
The TLE Team
The Learning Experience (TLE) Academy of Early Education in Cedar Grove kicked off the new school year by introducing their students to a brand new philanthropy curriculum in September. Through this new curriculum, TLE is introducing children to the value of selflessness and giving at an early age, with the hope that those values stay with them throughout their development into adulthood.
Richard Weissman, Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of The Learning Experience, has been selected to lead the Board of Directors for Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida. He will work with the board and Make-A-Wish team to fulfill the nonprofit’s mission of granting life-changing wishes to critically-ill children. His new role as board chair was effective January 2020 and will initially run through the organization’s 2020-2021 fiscal year.
Five-year-old Riley Chicino's tiny classroom chair has been empty since she was diagnosed with leukemia last summer. Riley's mother, Kaylie Manger, said the hospital stays and chemotherapy treatments have been a test of strength for her feisty daughter.
Two buses loaded with teachers, pupils, several parents and Christmas gifts rolled up to the La Casa Crisis shelter in Howell, and the preschool children from the Learning Experience school in South Lyon bounded off, happy and excited.