Bachelor in Advertising Art, Buffalo State College, 1985. Master of Science in Art Education, Hofstra University, 2001.
Substitute Lindenhurst (New York ) Middle School, 1998—1999. Part-time photo teacher Valley Stream (New York ) Central High School, 1999—2000. Teacher art Babylon (New York ) Junior Senior High School, since 2000.
Advisor babylon High School chapter National Art Honor Society, since 2006. Co-advisor Babylon Sr High Student Council, 2001—2006, since 2008. Advisor Babylon High School Senior High Art Club, since 2006.
Volunteer firefighter Babylon Fire Department, 1986—1994. Member, committee chair Lindenhurst Parent-Teachers Association, 1996—2006. Cubscout leader, assistant cubmaster Pack 278 Boy Scouts American, 1999—2006, committee member Troop 183, since 2005.
Sunday school teacher, superintendent, youth group leader Grace United Methodist Church, Lindenhurst, 1997—2008. Member of Babylon Village Arts Council, Suffolk County Art Leaders Association, Babylon Teachers Association, New York State Art Teachers Association (portfolio adjudicator).
Married Jeffrey Edward Schweider, October 26, 1990. Children: Matthew, Luke, Timothy John.