Bachelor, Center Michigan University, 1965. Master of Arts, University Michigan, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1970.
Teacher, Flint (Michigan) Community Schools, 1965-1968; principal, Lincolnwood (Illinois) School District 74, 1970-1972; assistant superintendent, Lincolnwood (Illinois) School District 74, 1972-1975; superintendent, Toluca (Illinois) Community Unit #2, 1975-1977; principal, superintendent, Kenilworth (Illinois) School District #38, 1977-1994; associate professor, Northeastern Illinois U., since 1995. Chairman Northern Suburban Cooperative Benefit Trust, Winnetka, 1990-1995.
Elder Westminster Presbyterian Church, Skokie, Illinois, 1972-1975. President Rotary Club, Toluca, 1977. Chair Lake Forest (Illinois) Gorton Community Center, 1990-1994, North Cook Educational Service Region, 1993-1994.
Board directors Illinois Curling Association. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, American Association School Administrators, American Association School Business Officials, Phi Delta Kappa.
Married B. Joanne Bird, June 17, 1967. Children: Tammie, Michael, Kellie.