Bachelor of Music, Westminster College, 1996. Master of Music in Music Education, Kent State University, 2006.
Private instrumental instructor, Lodi, Ohio, 1995—2004. Reference library Smith Memorial Library., Chautauqua, New York, 1996—2002. Music specialist elementary school Cloverleaf Local Schools, Lodi, 1997—2004.
Music specialist Trails West Elementary, Centennial, Colorado, since 2004. Member Right to Read Week committee Lodi Elementary, 1997—1998, member fall harvest committee, 1998—1999. Representative Medina County fine arts tours committee Medina County Schools Educational Service Center, Medina, 2000—2004.
Choir director Cloverleaf Local Schools, Lodi, Ohio, 1997—2004, member staff development committee, 1998—2004, member levy committee, 2003—2004, dance club instructor, 2003—2004, math instructor, cool club, 2004, band director, Ohio, 04, talent and show director, Ohio, 04, chairperson Caring Community, Ohio. Member differentiation support group Traiols West Elementary School, Centennial, since 2006. Producer grade level music programs, since 1997.