698 Conservation Way

Shepherdstown WV 25443

Phone: 304- 876-7354

Fax: 304-876-7337

Mandy Taylor:

Lead 3's Teacher

Patty Hayes

Lead PreK Teacher

Mandy come to us with over 17 years of experience working with children. She attended Shepherd University and took early childhood classes. She holds her certificate as a child development specialist by the West Virginia Department of Labor, and she always attends multiple trainings each year to learn new practices in Early Childhood Education. When Mandy is not at work she can be found playing the piano, spending time with her family, boyfriend and friends. She also enjoys horseback riding and driving her Jeep. She is also a HUGE WVU fan.

Cindy Leighman:

In House Sub

Cindy comes to us with over 20 years of early childhood experience. She also ran a home daycare while she was living in Alaska and continued that when she moved to Maryland. She has worked for Head Start, has completed her CDS training, a mentoring CDS Students training and she is working on a degree in Occupational development at Blue Ridge CTC. Cindy can be found in every room here at The Childrens Tree House. She covers the teachers for their planning time and breaks and is a great help wherever she is needed. When Cindy is not here at the center she can be found camping or riding around in her Jeep. She enjoys traveling and is very interested in Civil War history.

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