Bachelor of Science, University Texas, El Paso, 1961. Master of Education, James Madison University, 1971.
1st grade teacher, El Paso (Texas) Public Schools, 1961-1962; 1st and 2d grade teacher, St. Paul Public Schools, 1962-1966; 2d grade teacher, Las Cruces (New Mexico) Public Schools, 1966-1968; from kindergarten aide to English as Second Language teacher K-5, Harrisonburg (Virginia) City Schools, since 1978.
President Waterman Elementary Parent-Teachers Association, Harrisonburg, 1977-1978. Commissioner Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation Department, 1980-1988. Religious education teacher Blessed Sacrament Church, Harrisonburg, 1980-1983.
Member National Education Association, Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages, Virginia Education Association, Harrisonburg Education Association (school representative 1993-1994).
Married Terry Alan LePera. Children: Stephen Damian, Anne Catherine.