Bachelor, Mexico City College-University of Americas, 1947. Master of Education, University Houston, 1972. Master of Arts in Spanish, University Houston, 1974.
Doctor of Education, University Houston, 1979.
Director bilingual education, professor, U. St. Thomas, Houston director bilingual education, U. St. Thomas, Houston, since 1979.
Member National Association Bilingual Education (chairman conference 1989, program chairman conference 1993), Houston Area Association Bilingual Education (president 1987-1988), Institute Hispanic Culture (board directors 1989-1990), Texas Association Bilingual Education(Lifetime Achievement award, 2009).
Married Scipio de Kanter, February 2, 1949 (deceased). Children: Scipio, Georgette, Robert, Adriana.