Principal Selected for Durbin Creek Elementary

Angela Fuller, assistant principal at Palencia Elementary School (PES) has been selected by Superintendent Dr. Joseph Joyner to be the principal of Durbin Creek Elementary School (DCES).  Her nomination will be presented to the St. Johns County School Board at their June 15 meeting.

Fuller will replace Sandra McMandon, who has been selected as the new principal at Valley Ridge Academy.

“Angela is the perfect match for Durbin Creek,” said Superintendent Dr. Joseph Joyner.  “She is a person of high character and extremely community-oriented. I know that she will be an energetic and creative leader who will continue the excellence at DCE.”

Fuller joined the St. Johns County School District in 2014 as the assistant principal at PES. Prior to this she served at Assumption Catholic School in Jacksonville as an assistant principal for four years and then as its principal for six years. She also has a breadth of experience as a classroom teacher in self-contained and full inclusion ESE, general education in middle school and has taught in Jacksonville and Venice, FL; and Florence and Sumter, SC. Her internship in college was completed in St. Johns County at Mill Creek Elementary in 1994.

“I am truly honored to serve as the next principal for Durbin Creek Elementary and continue the goals and excellence established under Ms. McMandon’s leadership,” said Fuller. “I am eager to begin working with the outstanding staff, parents, and community to ensure each child finds success and achieves his or her maximum potential. Let’s go Explorers!”

Fuller has a bachelor’s degree from Flagler College and a master’s degree from the University of North Florida.