Bachelor of Science in Education, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, 1971. Master of Science, State University of New York, Geneseo, 1972.
Teacher Rush Henrietta Central Schools, New York, 1971—1986. Coordinator, instruction Rochester City School District, 1986—2000, director, foreign language, 2000—2002. Lecturer State University of New York, since 1989.
Director, youth advancement Community Place Greater Rochester Inc., 2003—2007. Lead consultant Teaching & Training By Design, Rochester, since 2005.
Member of National Association Secondary School Principals, Foreign Language Teachers Rochester Area (president 1984-1986), New York State Association Foreign Language Teachers (chair, instructional technical committee, Ramundo Cadeaux award 1993, Anthony Papalia award 1994).
Children: Kimberly Ann, Michael Joseph, Christopher James.