Carol Butler, aka Coach Butler, is the Physical Education Teacher at Mandarin Oaks Elementary. She has been a physical education teacher with Duval County Public Schools since 2002.. She was born in Camp Chaffee, Arkansas into an Army family, so she did a lot of moving. She attended the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and graduated with a double degree in Physical Education and Early Childhood Education. She enjoys exercising, photography, gardening and walks for miles to train for another Donna ½ marathon. Coach Butler has three children and two fur babies named Lulu and Lucy.
Debbie Scarbrough is a visual art teacher at Mandarin Oaks. Mrs. Scarbrough was born in Maryland and moved to Tennessee upon entering 7th grade. She graduated from Austin Peay State University in 1985, with a BS Degree in Elementary & Early Childhood Education. After graduating, she moved to Florida and started her teaching career at San Mateo Elementary. From there, she went on to teach Title One Reading at Morris Avenue and opened Chimney Lakes Elementary in 1990 where she taught 1st and 2nd grade. In 1994, she transferred to Mandarin Oaks where she has taught all grades, kindergarten through fifth grade, Project CHILD, and art. Mrs. Scarbrough’s certification is in Elementary Education 1-6 and Art K-12 and has ESOL endorsement. As a former classroom teacher. Mrs. Scarbrough enjoys incorporating math, science, and literature into her art lessons. She sponsors the Art Club for 3rd - 5th grade students. During the summer, she teaches the STEM Lab at Mandarin Oaks Summer Camp. She is a member of the art associations FAEA and NeFAEA. She will be a presenter at the 2017 Florida Art Conference in St. Petersburg. When not at school she enjoys reading, the beach, and is an obsessive fan of the Washington Redskins.Mrs. Scarbrough's Art Blog
Room 50/Multi-Purpose Room