Bachelor, Jersey City State College, 1966. Master of Arts, Jersey City State College, 1967. Doctor of Education, Syracuse University, 1980.
Teacher Ridgewood (New Jersey) Public Schools, 1967-1971. State program director New Jersey Association Children with Learning Disabilities, Convent Station, 1971-1975. Legislation advocate Center on Human Policy, Syracuse, New York, 1975-1977.
Research associate Syracuse Research Corporation, 1977-1979. Administrator Westchester County Board Childrens and Educational Services, White Plains, New York, 1979-1980. Executive director LaGrange (Illinois) Area Department Special Education, since 1980.
Adjunct professor University Illinois, Chicago, since 1985. Member Chicago Area School Efficiency Council, since 1986. Member faculty advisory committee Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, since 1985.
Field editor Council Exceptional Children, Reston, Virginia, since 1986. Chairman Northern Illinois Special Education Director's Roundtable, since 1984. Member President's Committee on Mental Retardation, since 1987.
Member advisory council 9th Congressional District Education, Hinsdale, Illinois, since 1985, President's Committee on Mental Retardation, since 1987. Chairman Inter-Agency Council for Handicapped, New Jersey, 1972-1974, Community Support Services, LaGrange, 1980-1982. Member Council for Exceptional Children (field editor since 1986), Illinois Association Special Education Administrs.
(board directors since 1983), Illinois Association Severely Handicapped (board directors since 1986). Lodges: B'nai Brith (president local chapter 1972-1974), Kiwanis (board directors local club 1974-1975).
Married Marsha Anne Novak, February 16, 1980.