Mark and Debbie Sain have spent their entire lives in various educational and children’s services occupations. Mark has twenty-four years of experience in youth related services by serving as an Executive Director of a Summer Youth camp and also serving as a Church Youth Minister. Debbie graduated with a degree in Elementary Education and has taught in public schools and in a church’s Mothers Day Out program. After a successful career in Ministry, Mark and Debbie entered the business world in 1985. They now own and operate two child-care centers plus a real estate property management company. They were married in Columbia, Tennessee in August of 1971. Their lives have been blessed with two sons and four grandchildren. Both of their sons have grown up in the child-care profession and are now actively involved in the management operation of the two schools.




Tracey Mangrum


Play World Child Development Center

Tracey Mangrum was born and raised in the Florence and attended Rogers High School. She graduated from Northwest Shoals Community College in May, 2006 having earned her Associates In Applied Science degree in Child Development. She has been married to Houston Mangrum since May, 2005 and they have two lovely children (Hannah and Jordan).

Tracey has worked at Play World since 2006 having served as the lead teacher for the Preschool Two classroom for 6 years. Her classroom management skills are superb and her love for the children won the confidence of the parents and the adoration of the children.

In her role as the school’s Director, Tracey stays current on all the new child development practices by attending regular training classes. She currently has over 100 hours of certified training certificates and is certified in Infant/Child CPR.

One of her finest credentials is the experience she has with children of all ages. Infants, toddlers, preschool children and school agers all love and appreciate her friendly disposition and kind spirit. She has quickly gained the respect of her co-workers and the parents.

Play World is blessed with her outstanding leadership! Come by the center for a visit and meet her.