General Background

Forty plus years in Education: instruction and administration: K-12 and university levels
Eight years in the Juvenile Justice system: local and state levels with institutional, field services and supervisory experience
Fifteen years as a Human Resources Consultant: Focusing on education, diversity, human relations, organizational development, leadership, conflict resolution and retreat and group facilitation
Ten years in program development: program evaluation, proposal writing, program design and implementation




Images of a Culture
CEO, self-employed

Duties: Human Resources consultant both nationally and internationally conduction approximately 50-100 seminars annually on a variety of topics related to multicultural education, closing the achievement gap and effective institutional interventions for working with students and families from the culture of poverty. Management of a multifaceted business including the publishing, and distribution of multi-ethnic fine art

Palo alto Unified School District
Health/Human Services

Duties: As a member of the Administrative Management Team, provided supervision for psychological services, health services, Social Services, Attendance and Welfare, student discipline, special education, gifted and talented education, alternative education, Family Life Education, substance abuse education and prevention and multicultural education.
University of Santa Clara

Duties: In the Graduate Division of Teacher Training, taught courses entitled "Contemporary Issues in Developmental Psychology", focusing on contemporary trends in child development, intellectual and moral development, racial and ethnic identification as well as the "Psychological Foundations of Education"
Ravenswood City School District

Assistant Superintendent
Director, Student Services

Duties: As a member of the Administrative Cabinet in a school district serving students and families from lower socio-economic backgrounds, supervised all personnel and programs in Curriculum and Instruction, categorically funded programs, Pupil Personnel Services, including psychological services, health services, special education, gifted and talented education, attendance and welfare and discipline. Responsible for the development of a centralized, cost effective professional development program, a clearly articulated management system for integrating programs and procedures for improving discipline in the schools.
State of California Attorney General's Office

Field Duty
Crime Prevention

Duties: Program development in crime and delinquency prevention; served as a consultant and trainer to law enforcement and correctional agencies, community groups and school districts. Arranged conferences and conducted research for educating the public in areas related to consumer protection, crime and delinquency prevention, intervention and program planning
San Mateo County Probation Department
Probation Officer
Assistant to Director

Duties: Supervised juveniles in custody and on probation in the community; formulated treatment plans for delinquent, pre-delinquent and dependent youth. Served as the Assistant to the Director in a community- based Probation services unit and supervision of the Intake and Investigation Unit. Trained and supervised professional and professional staff and foster parents and developed delinquency presentation programs.
Stanford University Department of Psychology

Teaching and Research Assistant
Duties: Taught and supervised undergraduate courses and research related to Community Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Racism and Prejudice, and The Psychological Dimensions of the Black Experience
New York City Board of Education
Junior HS/High School

Duties: Taught and supervised undergraduate courses and research related to Community Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Racism and Prejudice, and The Psychological Dimensions of the Black Experience


Stanford University
Psycholoty Department

9/68-6/78 Ph.D. 6/78
Social Psychology
  Stanford University
School of Education

9/67-6/71 MA 6/71
  San Francisco
State University
9/73-6/74 Fellowship Program
Administration in
Special Education

San Jose State University
Educational Administration

9/74-6/75 Administrative
Credential Program
Fordham University
School of Educatioin
9/60-6/64 BS 6/64
Graduating Class
Xavier University
Reparatory HS
New Orleans, New York
9/58-6/60 Top 10%
Graduating Class
  Cathedral High School
New York, New York
9/60-2/58 Moved out of state


  • Licensed Real Estate Agent/Broker, California
  • Owner, Images of a Culture: Fine Arts Distribution
Personal Data
Birthdate: October 6, 1942    
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana    
Languages: Entligh/Spanish    

Mary Montle Bacon, Ph.D.
Images of a Culture
1055 Lakeview Drive, Hillsborough, CA 94010-7320
Office: (650) 342-0621 Cell: (650-281-9445 (650) Cell: (650) 281-9445

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