Bachelor, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1978; Master of Arts, Northwestern University, 1989; Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, Chicago, 1994.
Part-time adjunct faculty National Louis University, Chicago, 1991-1994. Assistant professor, director graduate Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages Nazareth College, Rochester, New York, since 1994. Member advisory board Children's Center, Chicago, 1991-1993.
Member American Education Research Association, National Council Teachers of English (chair panel session national conference 1995), New York State Reading Association (reviewer, editorial board since 1995), New York State Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages, Phi Sigma Iota.
Daughter of Robert W. and Carol C. (Clark) B. 1 child, Robbie Clark Moe.