Bachelor in Early Childhood Education and Supervision, University West Florida, 1975. Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education and Supervision, University West Florida, 1980. Certified education specialist, University West Florida, 1990.
Kindergarten teacher Santa Rosa Schools, Gulf Breeze, Florida, 1975-1983, head gifted programs, 1983-1985, staffing specialist Milton, 1985-1995, program facilitator, 1995—2007. Retired, 2007; community education specialist Community Drug and Alcohol Council-Project Recovery, since 2007.
Chairperson Interagy. Council, Milton, 1995-1996. Commander Gulf Breeze Sail and Power Squadron, since 2002.
Member Florida Association for the Gifted (regional representative 1985-1995), National Education Association.
Married James Cagney Seaton, October 24, 1959 (deceased). Children: Jene, James II, Ernest.