Bachelor of Science in Music Education, West Chester University, 1987. Master of Music in Music Education, West Chester University, 1993.
Elementary music specialist Coatesville (Pennsylvania) Area School District, since 1987. Cooperative teacher West Chester (Pennsylvania) University, 1991—1999. Presenter workshops in field.
Member of National Education Association, Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (citation of excellence 2000), American Orff Schulwerk Association, Music Educators Education Association.
Married William Clark Simmons, June 17, 2000. 1 child Reid William.