Bachelor of Science, State University of New York, Oswego, 1965. Master of Science, Central Connecticut State University, 1970.
Teacher elementary school Vernon Public Schools, 1965—1968, teacher anatomy and physiology, 1969—1979, teacher computer science, 1980—1982, district chairman computer science, 1982—2000, presenter staff development, since 1986. Union organizer Connecticut Education Association, Hartford, 2000—2002, state treasurer retired teachers, 2002—2007, state president retired teachers, since 2007. National committeeman Employee Advocacy, since 2009.
Technical advisor Capitol Region Education Council, 1981-1985. Presenter Institute for Teachers and Learning, Connecticut Department Education, 1990-1991, Northeast Holmes Group, Boston, 1994. Member advisory committee Affiliate Newsletter Service, 1992-2000.
Provider manager Connecticut Department Education, 1994-1998. Member Legislation Task Force on educational technical, 1995-1997. Member Legislation Task Force on teachers retirement health insurance system, 2000-2001.
Member Connecticut stakeholders committee National Board Professional Teaching Studies, 1995-2000, consultant 1995. Member educator preparation program review committee Connecticut State Board Education, 1996-1999. Member national parent-teacher advisory council American Online.
Presenter National School Board Association Technology Conference, 1995, 96, 97, 98. Keynote speaker Minnesota High Success Consortium, 1997. Member board examiners National Council Accreditation Teacher Education, 1998-2003.
Member technical advisory commission National Council State Education Affiliates, 1999-2001. Presenter National Education Association, Chicago, 2000, Los Angeles, 2001. Member task force on Connecticut low performing schools.
President University Connecticut Friends of Soccer, 1987—1989. Corporator Newington (Connecticut) Children's Hospital, 1978—1998. Celebrant Celebration of Excellence Connecticut State Department Education, 1991, 1995, 1999.
Member Vernon Republican Town Committee, 1978—1998, Vernon Recreation Commission, 1978—1984, chairman, 1982—1984. Member Vernon Traffic Authority, 1988—1994, vice chair, since 1996. Special deputy sheriff Tolland County, Connecticut, 1977—1982.
Board governor Connecticut Children's Hospital, since 1995. Member advisory board Vernon Law Enforcement Block Grant, 1997—2000. Board directors Hockanum Valley Community Council, since 2003, executive bd, since 2004, president board directors, 2005—2008, treasurer, board directors, since 2008.
President board directors Lakeview Condo Association, Inc., 2005—2008. Member of National Education Association (design committee 1995, convention delegate 1995, presenter 1995, teacher/consultant Washington since 1995, convention delegate 1996, panelist Northeast regional leaders conference Philadelphia 1997, panelist Northeast regional leaders conference Rochester 1999, presenter 2000, convention delegate 2000, 2007-2008, election committee since 2007, member system workgroup since 2008, member standing committee on employee advocacy since 2007), Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Connecticut Computer Educators, Connecticut Education Association (editorial board since 1991, board directors since 2007), National Council State Education Affiliates (technical committee 1999), Shriners, Elks (exalted ruler 1969-1970, district deputy grand exalted ruler 1973-1974, named Elk of the Year 2003), Masons, Phi Delta Kappa (executive board 1991—2005, chapter president 1994-1996, selection committee 1995, international doctoral dissertation committee).