Bachelor of Arts, Mississippi State University, 1970. Master of Science, Indiana University, 1978. Mail handler United States Post Office, Los Angeles,1968.
High school teacher Starkville (Mississippi) Public Schools, 1971-1972.
Teacher biology Indianapolis Public Schools, 1974-1978, teacher science John Marshall Junior High School, 1986. President, Young Women Christian Council.
Mail handler United States Post Office, Los Angeles, 1968. High School teacher Starkville Public Schools, 1971—1972. Teacher biology Indianapolis Public Schools, 1974—1978.
Teacher science John Marshall Junior High School, since 1986.
Fellow American Biographical Institute (life). Member National Association Biology Teachers, National Science Teachers Association, National Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, Smithsonian Associations, Indiana State Teachers Association, Hoosier Association Science Teachers, Indiana Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, Indianapolis Education Association, Indiana Middle School Association, Indiana U. Alumni Association (life. 1984), Delta Sigma Theta, Phi Delta Kappa (Executive Board directors, foundation representative Indianapolis chapter).
Member Holiness Church.
Married Elruth Chester Chester, August 7, 1971.