Bachelor, Drake University, Des Moines, 1964. Master of Arts, University Denver, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Washington University, St. Louis, 1977.
Social studies teacher Howard Community Schools, Niles, 1964-1966. Assistant residence hall director University Denver, 1966-1968. Assistant dean of students Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, 1968-1971.
Faculty Washington University, St. Louis, 1972-1976. Assistant professor University New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1977-1981, associate professor, 1981-1993, professor educational leadership, chair department educational leadership and organization learning, since 2003. Part-time instructor Webster College, St. Louis, spring 1975, Maryville College, St. Louis, summer 1977.
Evaluator New Mexico Fellows for the Advancement of Mathematics Education, National Science Foundation, 1991-1994. Project director AWARE-New Mexico (Assisting Women to Advance Through Resources and Encouragement), Albuquerque, 1987-1992.
Secretary and member New Mexico Corrections Commission, Santa Fe, 1983-1985. Chairman board United Way of Greater Albuquerque, 1991. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, American Educational Research Association, Phi Delta Kappa.