Associate of Arts, San Jacinto College, 1972. Bachelor of Science, East Texas State University, 1974. Master of Science, East Texas State University, 1976.
Biology instructor McLennan Community College, Waco, Texas, since 1975. Member chairman instruction subcommittee McLennan Community College, Waco, 1980-1981, chairman faculty council representative, 1981-1982, compensation committee, 1990, co-chairman institutional self study, 1990-1991, professional development committee, 1992-1993, member Tartan Scholars design committee, 1995. Judge paper presentations North Texas Biological Association, Commerce, 1983, Texas Academy of Sciences, Nacodoches, 1990.
Volunteer Association Locally Involved Volunteers in Education, Inc., Waco, 1979. Representative Great Teachers Workshop, Waco, 1989.
Co-leader Camp Fire, Inc., Waco, since 1993. Member Parents Association-St. Louis, Waco, since 1991. Member Texas Junior College Teachers Association, Institutions Master Plan Task Force (steering committee 1989).
Married James Arthur Jackson, May 18, 1974. 1 child, Megan Michelle.