Degree in German Kindergarten Education, Alice Schule, Giessen, Germany, 1985. Bachelor, Illinois State University, 1997. Bachelor of Science (honorary), Illinois State University, 2002.
Kindergarten teacher Katholic Kirche Buseck, Buseck, Germany, 1985—1987, Gemeinde Reiskirchen, Germany, 1988. Substitute teacher Normal (Illinois) School District, 1998—2003. Art educator El Paso (Illinois) Community Unit School District, since 2003.
Graphic designer, Hudson, Illinois, since 2001. Art instructor City of Bloomington, since 2003.
Member of Illinois Art Education Association, National Art Education Association, Golden Key Honor Society (life).
Married Alan Lee Steber, February 5, 1988. 1 child Johannes Nikolaus Lee Steber.