Bachelor, University California, Davis, 1963. Master of Arts, University Santa Clara, 1977. Master of Arts in Educational Administration, University Santa Clara, 1986.
Resource specialist Whisman School, Mountain View, California, 1986.
Member of Palo Alto Task Force for Disability Awareness, California Association Neurologically Handicapped Children, Santa Clara University Educational Administration Alumni Association, Association California School Administrators, Women Leaders in Education, Association Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities.
Married Ronald Vieira Alves, January 1, 1980. 1 child David Brian;children from previous marriage: Nancy Pratt, Brendan Pratt.