MMS Toddler Faculty
Samantha Van Den Berghe-Lynch, Toddler Guide
Samantha is a graduate of Baldwin-Wallace University in Berea, Ohio, with a degree in psychology and a minor in child and family. Prior to joining MMS, Samantha was an assistant at the Family Life Childcare Center of Berea. Samantha holds an AMS Early Childhood credential from the Virginia Center for Montessori Studies in Richmond, Va., where is currently pursuing additional certification as an AMS Montessori Infant/Toddler educator. She will be our lead Toddler teacher starting in August 2021. Samantha completed Positive Discipline in the Classroom training and is a certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator. Samantha will begin her seventh year at MMS this fall and brings vibrancy, caring and careful insight to her students. She is the parent of three children, two of whom are MMS students.
Tiffany Reynolds, Toddler Assistant
Tiffany Reynolds is in her second year in our Toddler Classroom. She began last year as 20th Street administrator before transitioning to her role as classroom assistant and discovering a newfound joy and passion in working with children. Her previous background is in the business world and she also has a creative flair for cake baking and decorating! She grew up in Barboursville and currently resides in Hurricane with her two children ages 7 and 13, and her husband of 19 years. She has started and will continue to complete our resident assistant training with our own Angela Walker as well as completing the WVIT-R administrator training.