Bachelor in Secondary Education, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1975. Master of Science, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1980.
Library. Roosevelt School District, Phoenix, 1975—1977, Mesa Public School, Mesa, 1977—1980, International School Stockholm, 1980—1985, Isaac Middle School, Phoenix, since 1986.
Student council leadership Isaac School District, Phoenix, 1989—2010. Member of American Library Association.
Children: David Robert Hughes, Daniel Lars Stigsson.