Bachelor of Science, Geneseo State University, 1952. Master of Science, Elmira College, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1975.
Teacher Kenmore Public Schools, New York, 1952—1953. Office manager Manpower, Inc., Buffalo, 1953—1954. Teacher Elmira Public Schools, 1954—1956, Guam Public Schools, 1956—1958.
Educational coordinator Head Start, Elmira, 1969—1970. Professor human services Elmira College, 1977—1991, professor emerita, since 1991. Consultant University Research Corporation, Washington, 1977, 78, Kirschner Associates, CSR, Chicago, 1979, 81, Choice Revs. for College Libraries, 1982-1991.
Lecturer various professional organizations.
Participant People-to-People Early Childhood Conference, Beijing, 1992, Moscow, 1992, Warsaw, 1992—1993. Member National Education Association, National Association Education Young Children, Mark Twain Society, Elmira.
Married James B. Beaty, October 5, 1957 (deceased May 1968). Children: William J., David C. Married Dale H. Janssen, July 26, 1990 (deceased January 1991).