Bachelor in Education, Adrian College, 1965. Postgraduate, University New Mexico, 1982.
Teacher, Plainwell (Michigan) Public Schools, 1963-1964; teacher, Merson Public School, Allegan, Michigan, 1964-1965; teacher, Plainwell (Michigan) Public Schools, 1965-1966; teacher, Wayne (Michigan) Westland Public Schools, 1969-1970; teacher, Danville (Illinois) Indiana Schools, 1972-1974; teacher, Albuquerque Indiana Schools, 1980-1984; teacher, Hereford (Texas) Indiana School District, 1984-1988; educational specialist, Region XVI, Amarillo, Texas, since 1988.
Active United Methodist Church, Michigan, Illinois, New Mexico and Texas, since 1963. Member National Education Association, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Association Educators of Young Children, Southern Association Children Under Six.
Married John Avery, August 24, 1963 (divorced July 1986). Children: Erika S., Noel J. Avery Hutson.