Mary Oler


Mary Oler the principal of our Religious School sets the tone for the gentle, nurturing atmosphere that makes Kadima a place where our children like to be.

Mary is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley with a degree in psychology and child development. She earned a master’s degree in religion at Yale University and completed an internship at the Yale Child Study Center. She is a member of the Reform Movement’s National Association of Temple Educators.

She has extensive experience in religious educational leadership, having directed schools and camps prior to her work at Kadima. She seeks to foster an environment of commitment to spiritual values and to Jewish identity for our children.