Bachelor in Art History, University Missouri, 1970. Master of Education in Learning Disabilities, University Missouri, 1971. Certified in Special Education Administration and Supervision, University Toledo, since 1978.
Postgraduate in Education Specialist, Center Missouri State University, 1988. Completed Program on Negotiation, Harvard University, 1991.
Learning laboratory teacher, Jefferson County Public Schools, Lakewood, Colorado, 1971-1972; resource teacher, Littleton (Colorado) Public Schools, 1972-1975; learning disabilities/behavior disorder spur., Lucas County School Board, Toledo, 1975-1978; special education consultant, Missouri Department Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City, 1978-1980; interagency supervisor, Missouri Department Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City, 1980-1990; due process hearing officer, since 1990; president, Carr and Associations of St. Louis, since 1990. Member steering committee Missouri Governor's Conference on Health Education for Children, 1986. Presider working session for decision making professionals, division special education Missouri Department Elementary and Secondary Education contact for school aged head injury, 1988.
Member Missouri Interagency Task Force for Persons with Deaf/Blindness, 1989-1990. Member Mediation and Conflict Management Superior vena cava syndrome Training, Clayton, Missouri. Board directors Jefferson City Community concert Association, Very Special Arts., Missouri, St. Louis Aquires and Ladies Charitabel Foundation.
Member National Association State Dirs. Special Education (life), Council Adminstrs. Special Education, National Society Arts and Letters, Capital Kappans (chairperson steering committee 1980-1981), Phi Delta Kappa (president 1981-1992).