Bachelor in Elementary Education magna cum laude, University Utah, 1975. Master of Arts in Communications, Brigham Young University, 1984.
Teacher, Granite School District, Salt Lake City, 1975-1977;
teacher, Jordan School District, Sandy, Utah., 1977-1985;
sales consultant, Macmillan Public Company. New York City, Nevada, Utah.
sales consultant, Macmillan Public Company, Idaho., 1985-1988;
sales consultant, Harcourt Brace School Publications, Orlando, Florida, 1988-1994;
sales consultant, Scholastic Inc., New York City, since 1994;
regional sales manager for 12 western states in educational sales, Simon and Schuster, since 1996. Agent Trans West Realty World, Salt Lake City, 1979, Barry Brooke Realty, 1979-1982.
Teacher English as Second Language, tutor adult reading Murray (Utah) School District,1980-1982.
Merit badge counselor Boy Scouts American, 1986-1991. Member parent Viewmont Community School Group, Murray, 1984-1985, Ridgecrest Community School Group, Salt Lake City, 1986-1987, Butler Middle School Community School Group, Salt Lake City, 1991-1993. Member National Education Association (local president 1984-1985, representative assembly delegate 1974), Utah Education Association (president, member local council president 1985, member house delegations 1976, 77, 82-85, member permissible plan task force/minority affairs committee 1983-1984, member membership task force 1984-1985), National Association Supervisors of Curriculum Development, Utah Association Supervisors of Curriculum Development, International Reading Association, National Council Teachers of Mathematics, National Council Teachers of English.
Married Karen Ann Gasparac, February 14, 1975. Children: Adam Frederik, Andrew Gasparac, Sofia Karen, Jonathan George.