Associate of Arts, Delaware County Community College, 1984. Bachelor, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1986. Master of Education, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1995.
Office manager Temple University, Philadelphia, 1984—1986. Research assistant Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute, East Falls, 1986—1991. Coordinator Hearing Discovery Center, Darby, 1993—1998.
Teacher, special education Archbishop Ryan School for the Deaf, Norwood, 1995—2001. Reading specialist Holy Family Learning, Ambler, since 2001.
Member Self Help for Hard of Hearing, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Member of Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Council Teachers English, International Reading Association.