Bachelor, U. Northern Iowa, 1983; Master of Arts in Administration Elementary Principal, U. Northern Iowa, 1994.
Elementary teacher, Maurice-Orange City (Iowa) Schools, 1983-1985;
elementary teacher, La Porte City (Iowa) Schools, 1986-1989;
elementary teacher, Dike (Iowa) Community Schools, 1989-1994;
elementary principal, Central City (Iowa) Cmty. Schools, since 1994. Board directors Waterloo (Iowa) Courier.
Workshop speaker on natural literacy and integrated instruction.
Member National Education Association, International Reading Association, Iowa Education Association, Dike Education Association, Iowa Reading Association (chairman administration in reading 1991-1992), Black Hawk Reading Association (secretary, vice president, president 1987-1993), Iowa Council Teachers Mathematics School Adminstrs. Iowa, Cedar Rapids Reading Association.