Bachelor of Music, Oklahoma City University, 1965. Master of Music in Education, North Texas State University (name change to University North Texas), 1969. Educational specialist, Pittsburgh State University, 1989.
Doctor of Education, Oklahoma State University, 2007.
Independent organist, pianist, numerous nightclubs, nationwide, 1956-1964; instructor vocal, instrumental music, Muenster (Texas) Indiana School District, 1965-1969; teacher vocal music, Dallas Indiana School District, 1966-1974; teacher vocal music, Carrizo Springs (Texas) Indiana School District, 1976-1979; teacher vocal music, Coffeyville (Kansas) Unified School District, 1979-1991; teacher elementary vocal music, Oklahoma City Public Schools, since 1996.
The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.
Responsibility for parenting is to encourage social, economic, and religious efforts to maintain and strengthen relationships within families in order that every member may be assisted toward complete personhood.
With United States Air Force, 1950-1953. Member American Federation Musicians, National Education Association, American Orff-Schulwerk Association, American RecorderSoc., American Theater Organ Society, American Guild Organist Orgns. of America Kodaly Educators, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity, Phi Delta Kappa.
Children: Gareld, S. Raymond, Lynn Dita, Jana Lee.