Bachelor, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, 1974. Master of Science in Education, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, 1984. Master of Arts, Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1990.
Spanish teacher Immaculate Heart of Mary High School, Westchester, Illinois, 1974—1981, Riverside-Brookfield High School, Riverside, since 1981. Presenter in field.
Member of Illinois Foreign Language Teachers Association, American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese, Delta Kappa Gamma (Second vice president 1985-1986).
Married Edward George Dunn, July 1975. Children: Matthew, Patrick.