Mark Farbotko is a born and bred New Yorker. While living in New York he attended Nassau CC where he earned his AA in Criminal Justice. He then commuted south to the state of Florida and attended Florida International University where he achieved his goal of earning a Bachelor Degree in Physical Education. He then went on to earn his Masters in Health and Wellness. His teaching career began in Miami and took him to Trinidad and Tobago where he served as the Dean of Discipline. He has reprised the same role at FSWC.