Bachelor of Science in Education, University Nebraska-Lincoln, 1964. Master of Education, University Nebraska-Lincoln, 1969. Educational Specialist, University Nebraska-Lincoln, 1972.
Doctor of Education, University Nebraska-Lincoln, 1978.
Teacher, coach Adams Public Schools, Nebraska, 1965—1966, Wilber Public School, 1966—1970. Principal Weeping Water School, 1970—1972, Tecumseh School, 1972—1974, Wayne Public School, since 1974. Member NCA Review Committee, Chicago, since 1974, Wayne State College Community Relations Committee, 1980.
Board directors Wayne Community Chest. Member Wayne State College Second Guessers. Member of North North Central Association Review Committee, Northeast Council School Administrators, Phi Epsilon Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa.
Married Janice Marie Steiner Zeiss, February 16, 1961. Children: Jeffery Jay, Jill Marie, Jess D.