Bachelor in fine arts, Indiana University, 1973. Master of Science in education, Indiana University, 1985.
Art teacher Monroe County Community School, Bloomington, Indiana, 1980—1981, Spencer Owen Community School, Spencer, 1981—1983, Martinsville School, Martinsville, 1983—1984, Monroe County Community School, Bloomington, since 1984. Coordinator Monroe County Art Teachers, Bloomington, Indiana, 1990—1991, 1994—1995, 1998—1999, 2003—2004, exhibit coordinator, since 1995.
Facilitator Bloomington Hospital Student Mural, Bloomington, Indiana, 1998, Bloomington Hospital Student Landscape Paintings, 1999—2004, Bloomington Hospital Student art works for 100th Anniversary, 2004—2005, Jiffy Treet Student Mural Project, 2005—2008. Artists in residence Monroe County Community School Foundation, 1987—1990. Human understanding and diversity coach Bloomington High School.
Member of Indiana State Teachers Association, Monroe County Education Association, National Art Education Association, Pi Lambda Theta, Phi Delta Kappa International.
Married Donald Lowell Deckard, January 26, 1980. 1 child William Lee Davis.