Bachelor of Science, University South Carolina, 1969. Master of Science, North Dakota State University, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy with scholar, University North Dakota, 1982.
Certified school counselor National Board for Certified Counselors. Licensed professional counselor, South Carolina. Commissioned Second lieutenant United States AirForce, 1969, advanced through grades to captain, 1973.
Squadron Executive officer Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, 1975-1977, resigned, 1977.
Graduate assistant U. North Dakota, Grand Forks, 1978. Graduate assistant, intern The Counseling Center, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1978-1979.
Private practice counseling, Columbia, 1978, Florence, South Carolina., since 1979. Elementary school counselor, Florence, 1979-1988, discussion leader students, staff, faculty.
High school counselor, Florence, 1988-1990.
Founder Counseling and Ednl. Consultant, 1980. Volunteer group leader Parenting Skills, Columbia Area Council on Child Abuse. Volunteer professional leader Parents Anonymous, Florence.
Volunteer group leader Parenting Skills, Columbia Area Council on Child Abuse. Professional leader Parents Anonymous, Florence. Member medical reserve corporations, department health & environmental control South Carolina, since 2008.
Commissioner Board Commissioners, Greenwood-Edgefield-McCormick-Abbeville Commission on Alcohol & Drug Abuse, since 2008. Member of SCEA, National Education Association, Edgefield County Chamber of C. (member since 2004, board directors since 2004, vice-chairman 2005-2006, chairman 2006-2008), American Legion (member since 1997, vice-commander, Hezzie Griffis, Post 30), South Carolina Association for Humanistic Education & Development (secretary 2003, president 2004-2008), South Carolina Association for Non-White Concerns in Personnel & Guidance, Association for Non-White Concerns in Personnel & Guidance, South Carolina Association for Measurement & Evaluation in Guidance, National Council on Measurement in Education, Association for Specialists in Group Work, South Carolina School Counselors Association, South Carolina Counseling Association (treasurer 1985-1986, professional service award 1986), American School Counselors Association, South Carolina Association Counseling & Development 1985-1986, (Professional Service award 1986), American Counseling Association, Air Commando Association (life), Edgefield Lions Club (member since 1998, thrid vice president 1999—2000, second vice president 2000-2001, first vice president 2001-2002, president 2002-2003, secretary-treasurer since 2008).
Married Eunice Virginia Watson, June 7, 1969. Children: John David, Ellen Barbare.