Bachelor of Music, University Kansas, 1992. Master of Music, University Kansas, 1992.
Graduate teaching assistant University Kansas, Lawrence, 1990—1992. Director choir Garside Middle School, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1993—1995, Eldorado High School, Las Vegas, since 1995.
Member of Music Educators National Conference, American Choral Directors Association (chair vocal jazz since 1993), International Association Jazz Education (president 2002-2005).
Married Michael Ray Tyler, October 3, 1997.