Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts, Joplin (Missouri) Junior College, 1957. Bachelor of Arts in English, University Missouri, 1959. Master of Arts in Librarianship, University Denver, 1960.
Master of Arts in Psychology and Counseling, Goddard College, 1993.
Assistant library, Town and Country Regional Library., Joplin, Missouri, 1960-1962; instructor, N.W. Missouri State College, Maryville, 1962-1968; instructor, U. Colorado, Boulder, 1968-1970; head children's department, Orlando (Florida) Public Library., 1970-1993; retired, Orlando (Florida) Public Library., 1993; mental health counselor, Getting Well, Inc., Orlando, Florida, since 1992. Private practice, Orlando, since 1993.
(Book by Peterson, Carolyn Sue, Sterchele, Christina)
Member American Library Association (Grolier Foundation award 1984), American Counseling Association, American Association Mental Health Counselors, Florida Counseling Association, Florida Society Psychotherapists, Soroptimist (secretary 1988-1990, vice president 1990-1994, Woman of Distinction 1990).
Daughter of Harry August and Clara Catherine (Johnson) P. 1 adopted child, M. Angela.