Bachelor of Science, Madison College, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1972. Master of Science with honors, Radford University, Virginia, 1988.
School library Botetourt County Public Schools, Fincastle, Virginia, 1972-1974, Roanoke City Public Schools, 1974—2003. Retired, 2003; private tutor. Owner Motivation Plus, since 2005.
Delaware Governor's Conference on Library and Information Services, Richmond, 1990. Teaching homebound students and private tutoring, 2003. Speaker Motivation Plus, since 2005.
Member National Education Association (life. Delegate convention 1993, vice-chair library information technical caucus), Virginia Education Association, Roanoke Education Association (vice president instruction 1992-1993, Political Action Com chair 1994-1995, president 1996-1998, district 5 president 1998-2000), Roanoke City Retired Educators Association (vice president 2005, president, 2006-2009), Virginia Retired Educators Association (life), Roanoke Valley Reading Council, Virginia Educational Media Association (workshop presenter 1986), Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Gary Lee Musser, June 3, 1977 (divorced 1989). Children: Laura Beth Musser Shaw, Jessica Lynn Musser Martin. Married Francis Peter Cirasunda, July 4, 1990.