Bachelor in Education, Arizona State University, 1960; Master of Arts in Education, Arizona State University, 1967; postgraduate, East Texas State University, 1973; postgraduate, North Texas State University, 1975; postgraduate, University Texas, El Paso, 1984-1986, 92-93.
Teacher, Irving (Texas) Indiana School District, 1966-1971; English consultant K-12, Irving (Texas) Indiana School District, 1971-1976; co-owner, Ginna's Hallmark, Ginna's Card Nook, Ginna's Inkwell, 1976-1979; co-owner, Crown Printing, 1976-1979; teacher, El Paso Indiana School District, 1979-1982; supervisor secondary English, journalism and speech, Ysleta Indiana School District, El Paso, since 1982; adjunct assistant professor, University Texas, El. Paso, since 1984.
Member ASCD, Paso Del Norte ASCD, National Council Teachers English, Texas Coun.Tchrs. English (treasurer 1985-1986, vice president programs 1987-1988, president elect 1990-1991, president 1991-1992, past president 1992-1993), Texas Council Women School Executives, Conference Secondary School English Department Chairman, Phi Delta Kappa, AlphaDelta Kappa.
Married Jay W. Rhodes, February 5, 1966.