Mary Smiley


Mary Smiley



A native of Los Angeles, California, Mary Smiley received her bachelor’s degree from Mount St. Mary’s, a liberal arts college (now a university) for women, in Brentwood, California, with a major in English and minors in art, history, and education. Within a few years, she obtained a California Lifetime Teaching Credential and ultimately received her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from California State University at Dominguez Hills. Over the years, she taught and worked in administrative positions in several schools – elementary, middle, secondary – in California. She is an avid reader, an enthusiastic traveler, and, someday, hopes to publish a book of religious poems.