Mr. Moses Williams - Principal

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Mr. Moses Williams - Principal

Moses Williams is a native of Jacksonville, Florida. After graduating from Sandalwood High School, he accepted a soccer scholarship to attend Alabama A&M University where he graduated with honors receiving a Bachelor’s of Science in Special Education. Mr. Williams continued his education by attending the University of North Florida to pursue a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership. After serving Duval County families for ten years as an exceptional education teacher at Duncan Fletcher Middle School, Matthew Gilbert Middle School and Terry Parker High School, Mr. Williams accepted a leadership position as Assistant Principal at Terry Parker High School. As Assistant Principal of Terry Parker High School, Mr. Williams enhanced the S.T.E.M. Academy by focusing on early warning response systems to streamline student support and promote student achievement.

Mr. Williams continued to broaden his scope and focus on student achievement by accepting the position of Designee and Assistant Principal of Curriculum at Fort Caroline Middle School and continued to fine-tune his skills at Landmark Middle School and Joseph Stilwell Military Academy of Leadership. Mr. Williams has been an integral partner in the school improvement process at all of the aforementioned institutions.

As the new principal, Mr. Williams is proud to use his varied background and student centered strategies to serve the students and families of Mandarin Middle School.

Mr. Williams is happily married and the father of three active boys.

 Lori Westberry - Assistant Principal of Curriculum

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Lori Westberry - Assistant Principal of Curriculum

Lori Westberry moved to Jacksonville as a high school junior.  She graduated from Ed White High School and attended Florida State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics.  Mrs. Westberry became a math teacher and served students at Robert E. Lee and Baldwin Middle Senior High Schools.  She continued her education at Western Governors University pursuing a Master of Science in Educational Leadership. 

Mrs. Westberry accepted the position of Assistant Principal of Curriculum at Mandarin Middle School in 2015 and has served the Mandarin community since.

Mrs. Westberry is happily married to her high school sweetheart and they have one child.

 S. Nikki Bailey - Assistant Principal of Operations and Testing

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S. Nikki Bailey - Assistant Principal of Operations and Testing

Nikki Bailey was born and raised in Jacksonville, FL. After graduating from high school, she attended Florida State University where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre, with a focus on literature studies. Ms. Bailey went on to further her education at the University of West Florida, where she earned a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership.

Ms. Bailey began her educational career as an English/Language Arts (ELA) teacher, before moving into district positions as an ELA Specialist and Supervisor. Here at Mandarin Middle School, Ms. Bailey serves teachers, students, and the community as the Assistant Principal of Operations and Testing.

Ms. Bailey is also the proud mother of 2 beautiful boys who also attend school in Duval County.