Bachelor in Elementary Education, University Arizona, 1950. Master of Education in Elementary Education, University Arizona, 1965. Educational Specialist in Educational Administration, University Arizona, 1972.
Doctor of Education, University Arizona, 1976.
Teacher Spring/Dunbar Elementary-Junior High School, Tucson Public Schools District # 1, 1950-1959;
helping teacher music department, Tucson Public Schools District # 1
teacher Booth Elementary School, Tucson Public Schools District # 1, 1961-1967;
principal Richey Elementary School, Tucson Public Schools District # 1, 1967-1970;
principal Cragin Elementary School, Tucson Public Schools District # 1, 1970-1975;
lecturer College Education, U. Arizona, Tucson, 1976;
administrative assistant learning and staff development, Tucson Unified School District # 1, 1976-1980;
director planning services, Tucson Unified School District # 1, 1980-1989;
assistant superintendent high school region, Tucson Unified School District # 1, 1989;
consultant educational administration, curriculum development, since 1989. Organizing director Tucson Association for Child Care, 1970. Member of advisory board U. Arizona Cultural Affairs.
Speaker American Association of University Women, National Association School Pers., Rocky Mountain Ednl. Research Association Conference, National Council Administrative Women Education, Arizona Black Town Hall, Baha'i Faith/ United Nations Association Southern Arizona.
President Camp Fire Tucson, Inc., 1969-1971, advisory board. President Downtown Development Corporation, Tucson, 1988-1990, Tucson Partnership, Inc., 1990-1992, president, since 1998. Allocations division chairman United Way Tucson, 1982-1984, executive board, board directors.
Vice president American-Israel Friendship League, Tucson, 1989-1998, coordinator high school youth exchange, 1990-1996, president, 1998-2000. Executive committee Tucson Community Foundation, 1990-1996, chair discretionary grants, 1993, president board directors, 1996-1998. Vice chairman Tucson Pima County Community Profile, 1991-1993.
Chair Sahuaro Council Girl Scouts, nominating committee. Chair Older Adults Service and Information Systems, 1992-1994, Tucson Fund Raising Review Board. Chairman board directors Tucson Urban League, 1988-1989, guild president, 1983-1984.
Executive board Tucson Tomorrow. Active Arizona Advisory Health Council, Tucson Bicentennial Committee, Health Systems Agency Screening committee, Goals for Tucson. Block grant committee Arizona Department Health, chair proposal reviews 1981, 82.
Chairman subcommittee Crippled Children's Service. Trustee Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Tucson Museum Art, 1988-1992, 94—, superintendent Sunday School, since 1994. Board directors Arizona Academy Phoenix, 1983-1986, 96—, Young Women’s Christian Association, New York City, 1982-1994.
Active Tucson/Pima Library. National board directors Young Women’s Christian Association of United States of America, New York City, 1982-1994, past member national nominating committee. Past board directors Young Women’s Christian Association Tucson, past chairman personnel.
Vice president Pima Council on Aging, since 1999, president. Member Council on Aging Foundation. Chair fundraising & executive committee UA Womens Plaza of Honor, board member Arizona Town Hall, 1995, mem.exec. committee 1998-2004, vice chair, Ariz.Town Hall, 2005.
Member National Education Association, American Society for Training and Development, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (state secretary 1981-1982, state president 1982-1983, national board directors 1982-1983, executive council 1984-1987), Council Educational Facility Planners International (interface project), National Association Elementary School Principals, National Council Administrative Women in Education, American Educational Research Association, American Association School Administrators, Arizona Education Association, Arizona School Administrators, Inc. (region 5 legislation representative), National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (life), Executive Women's Council (vice president 1992-1993), Pi Lambda Theta (past vice president Alpha Alpha chapter), Delta Kappa Gamma, Phi Delta Kappa, Alpha Delta Kappa, Alpha Kappa Alpha (past member national constitution committee, past far western region parliamentarian, chair far west regional conference committee 1986, past president Tucson chapter, past treasurer, undergraduate academy scholarship).
Married Clarence Warner Jolivet, June 7, 1952. Children: Clarence Michael, Leslie Cecilia.