Mary Harper is the Superintendent of Shelbyville Central Schools. From Ball State University, she
received her Bachelor in Science Degree with an endorsement in Mildly Mentally Handicapped in 1982 and a Master in Science with an endorsement in K-12 Gifted and Talented in 2001. From IUPUI, she received her Elementary Supervision and Administration license in 2001. She earned her Ed.S Educational Leadership Administration and Supervision license from Ball State University in 2010. Mary has served the Shelbyville Central Schools Corporation for 35 years as a teacher, High Ability Coordinator, Hendricks Elementary Principals, Assistant Superintendent and now Superintendent. She has served on many community committees and Boards. She is currently serving on the Turning Point Board and acts as a liaison to Advantage Shelby County. Mary is married to Scott Harper, who is a teacher at Shelbyville Middle School. She has two married adults, Ted Harper and Molly Collins as well as three wonderful grandchildren.