Bachelor in Biology with honors, University Texas, 1974. Master of Arts in Biology with honors, Sam Houston State University, 1980.
Biology teacher, Bishop Dunne H.S., Dallas, 1974-1977; biology teacher, Spring Branch H.S., Houston, 1977-1979; biology teacher, Klein Forest H.S., Houston, 1980-1981; professor biology, North Harris College, Houston, since 1981.
Member American Association of University Women, Texas Academy of Sciences, Texas Junior College Teachers Association, Beta Beta Beta.
Married Travis Cole, May 12, 1984.