Bachelor in Instrumental Music Performance cum laude, Spring Arbor College, 1986. Secondary Music Education k-12, Spring Arbor College, 1990. Teaching certified in secondary music education K-12, Spring Arbor College.
Band director Coldwater (Michigan) Community Schools, 1991—1995, elementary music teacher, 1995—2003, elementary art teacher, since 1999. Private instrumental instructor, Coldwater, since 1982. Colorguard instructor Coldwater High School Band, 1990—1996, 2002—2003.
Participant Relay for Life/Walk for the Cure, Coldwater, 2003. Co-director Power of Love Teen Group, since 2002. Member of Coldwater Education Association (associate.
Elementary representative 2002-2003), Michigan Education Association (associate), National Art Education Association (associate).
Married David Michael Scheidler, May 21, 1988. Children: Whitney Marie, Michaela Nicole.