Mary Gardener is currently the Project Director for Celebrating Families! and ¡Celebrando Familias!, a curriculum for families who are involved in the drug and family courts in Santa Clara County. Mary was a teacher, a speech and language pathologist and public school administrator for 42 years. She retired after eleven years as Superintendent of Saratoga Union School District and is currently consulting with non-profit organizations and school districts. She has served on five non-profit boards. After one year at Harvard ‘s Graduate School of Education as an instructor and a visiting practitioner, she taught courses in educational leadership at California State University at Hayward and San Jose State University. She has completed doctoral courses at the University of California at Berkeley and has an MA in Education Administration from the University of Redlands. Mary is the co-author of three books on Leadership, including Women’s Ways of Leading.