Bachelor in Music, BMusEd, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 1987. Master of Arts, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education, University Oklahoma, 2002.
Teacher band 5-6 Dallas Indiana Schools, 1988-1989. Teacher general music, K-5 Norman (Oklahoma) Public Schools, 1991—1996. Visiting instructor University Oklahoma, 1997—1999.
Teacher general music K-6 Moore Public Schools, Oklahoma, since 1999.
Member National Education Association, Organization of America Kodaly Educators, Music Education National Conference.
Married Paul Richard Schonauer, July 2, 1988 (divorced June 2001). Children: Paul David, Joanna Louquet.