Staff

Samantha Fantacone

Young Family Coordinator

Samantha Fantacone (Samy) is TSTI's Young Family Coordinator, creating special programs for young families such as interactive holiday activities, hikes, picnics, and musical activities that connect our newest temple members and outside community members with TSTI. This is in addition to her work as a co-teacher at the TSTI Preschool and with the Religious School,  experience that provides Samy with a strong sense of what activities best fit our youngest members. Samy is passionate about working with children, and developing their curiosity and love of learning through play. She attended Montclair State University where she received an undergraduate Teaching Degree in P-3, a Teacher of Students with Disabilities Certification P-3, and in 2012 received a M.Ed. in Inclusive Education.