Student, Illinois State University, 1957—1958. Bachelor, Eureka College, 1959. Postgraduate, Eureka College, 1979.
Postgraduate, University Illinois, 1977. Master of Education, University Illinois, 1964. Postgraduate, Indiana University, 1980.
Elementary teacher, public schools, Rossville, Illinois, 1958—1961. Elementary teacher Rantoul (Illinois) City Schools, 1961—1972, reading specialist, since 1972, yearbook coordinator, since 1968. Member teacher liaison council Center Study Reading, University Illinois, Champaign, since 1977.
Consultant Becoming Nation Readers, 1985.
Choir director Evangelical Covenant Churches America, Paxton, Illinois, since 1976. Member of Illinois Reading Council, Orton Society (national delegate 1979), Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, International Reading Association (national convention delegate 1978).