Bachelor of Science in Art Education, Massachusetts College Art, Boston, 1951. Master of Fine Arts, Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1975. Postgraduate, Anna Maria College, Paxton, Massachusetts, 1980.
Postgraduate, Clark University, Worcester, 1987.
Elementary coordinator Moses Brown School, Providence, 1951-1954. Teacher Young Women’s Christian Association, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1954-1961. Elementary coordinator West Boylston (Massachusetts) Elementary School, 1961—1979, art supervisor School Systems, 1975—1992.
Instructor art Clark University, Worcester, 1985-1986. Art specialist Worcester Art Museum, 1991-1992, College Academy Holy Cross College, Worcester, 1992. Owner, instructor Studio 31, West Boylston, Massachusetts.
Presenter workshops Springfield (Massachusetts) College, 1984. Guest artist Worcester Sister City Project, 1992, various art associations and organizations, since 1959. Chair West Boylston Arts Council, 1985-1989, Youth Art Month, Worcester County, 1986-1987.
Board directors Youth Art Festival, Worcester Art Museum, 1989-1991.
Chair West Boylston Days Festival, 1960—1966. Active West Boylston Arts Council, 1960—2000, Fitchburo Art Museum, 1980—2003, Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts. Controller work to educational organizations.
Member National Art Education Association (Exemplary Curriculum award 1986, Exemplary Teacher award1989), Massachusetts Teachers Association, Professional Artists of Central New England, Leominster Art Association, West Boylston Womens Club (art coordinator 1992-2000).
Married Leo S. Boosahda, June 28, 1953. Children: Stephanie, Sandra, Laurie, Lisa, Kimberly, Kristen.