Bachelor with distinction, Manchester College, 1969. Master of Education, Boston University, 1970. Doctor of Education, Boston University, 1974.
Psychological examiner, Harvard Pre-School Project, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1973-1974;
school psychologist, Lexington (Massachusetts) Public Schools, 1972-1978;
therapist and trainer, Acorn Employee Assistance Program, Philadelphia, 1979-1981;
school psychologist, Oak Park-River Forest (Illinois) High School, 1981-1989;
private practice family therapy and systems consultation, Oak Park, Illinois, since 1984. Instructor Boston University, 1974-1975. Clinical assistant professor and supervisor psychologist Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital, Philadelphia, 1978-1981.
Consultant Acorn, Chicago, 1984-1988.
Member board directors Oak Park Education Foundation, 1991-1994, Parenthesis, 1991-1994, DePaul Family Law Board, 2003-2008. Member American Psychological Association, National Associate Education Young Children, National Association School Psychologists, Illinois School Psychologists Association (region 1 School Psychology Practitioner of Year 1984), Psychologists for Social Responsibility, League of Women Voters, National Organization of Women.
Married Mark Emmett Johnston, June 14, 1969. Children: Ryan Clark, Megan Gale.