Bachelor with honors, San Jose State University, 1964. Master of Arts, San Jose State University, 1968.
Lecturer in music, San Jose State University, 1969-1975;
bilingual consultant, then associate editor, Ednl. Factors, Inc., San Jose, 1969-1976;
manager field research, Ednl. Factors, Inc., San Jose, 1977-1978;
writer, editor, California MediCorps Program, 1978-1985;
contributing editor, illustrator, The Community Family Magazine, Wimberly, Texas, 1983-1985;
columnist, The Springer, Dripping Springs, Texas, 1985-1990.
Author, illustrator, health instructor textbooks elementary schools, 1980-1982.
Choir director Bethel Lutheran Church, Cupertino, California, 1965-1966, Bethel Luth.Ch., 1968-1983. Director music St. Aban's Church, Bogota Colombia. Organist Holy Spirit Episcopal Church, Dripping Springs, Texas, 1987-1994.
Music dir.Cambrian Park (California) Methodist Church, 1961-1964. Chairman Dripping Springs Planning and Zoning Commission, 1991-1993. Member American Association of University Women, American Guild Organists (dean 1963-1964), Phi Kappa Phi (president San Jose chapter 1973-1974).
Married Edwin Tietjen Rios, September 19, 1942 (deceased February 1987). Children: Jane Evelyn, Linda Sue Rios Stahlman.