RSP program and assessment manager
Ms. Gardner began her association with Jane Addams High School in 2007 as a parent volunteer. Her strong work ethic was recognized and when a position opened, she was hired and now serves as the coordinator for the RSP program and assessment manager. She studied business administration at Wiley College (1978), Loop College (1979), and Taylor Business Institution (1980) where she earned her Executive Secretary certification.
Prior to Jane Addams High school, she was employed for ten years at the Chicago Public Library, worked as a CTA security guard and home healthcare provider. Ms. Gardner’s motto is “Every child should have a second chance to succeed in their goal.”
Ms. Gardner serves as the parent representative for the school board and leads the Parent Advisory Committee.