Bachelor, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, 1963. Master of Arts in Teaching, Oakland University, Rochester, Minnesota, 1970.
Freelance language arts consultant, since 1978. Adjunct professor University Missouri, St. Louis, Webster University, St. Louis, Lindenwood Colleges, St. Charles, Missouri, 1978-1988. Visiting professor Oakland University, 1970-1976, College of Idaho, Caldwell, 1982-1983.
1 child, Bindy Eleanor.