Associate of Arts, East Los Angeles College, 1973. Bachelor in Spanish, California State University, Los Angeles, 1978.
Bilingual aide Alhambra High School, 1977-1978. Teacher 4th grade St. Anthony's, San Gabriel, California, 1982-1984. Bilingual teacher 1st and 2d grades Garvey School District, Rosemead, 1984-1986.
Bilingual teacher 3d-6th grades Wing Lane School, Hacienda La Puente Unified School District, since 1986. Spanish interpreter Federal Building Immigration Court, Los Angeles, 1977, 1987.
Member adult choir St. John Vianney Catholic Church, choir director, since 1986. Club staff representative Friend to Friend Say No To Drugs. Spokesperson National Kidney Foundation.
Member National Education Association, California Education Association, California Teachers Association, Association Curriculum Development.
Married Walter Anthony Dodson, June 24, 1979. Children: Robert, Elizabeth.