Bachelor, Western Michigan University, 1960. Master of Arts, Western Michigan University, 1965. Educational Specialist, Western Michigan University, 1971.
Teacher, coach, Ravenna (Michigan) Schools, 1960-1963;
teacher, coach, Springfield (Michigan) Public Schools, 1963-1965;
school psychologist, St. Joseph Intermediate School District, Centreville, Michigan, 1965-1967;
director psychological services, Kent Intermediate School District, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1967-1976;
regional director special education, Kent Intermediate School District, Grand Rapids, 1984-1990;
director special education, Forest Hills Public Schools, Grand Rapids, 1976-1984;
regional director special education, Kentwood (Michigan) Public Schools, 1990-1996. Clinical psychologist Psychiatric Cons. Superior vena cava syndrome, Grand Rapids, 1976-1985.
Adjunct.prof. Michigan State University, Lansing, 1975-1977, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan, 1978-1990.
Member executive board Kent County Special Olympics, Grand Rapids, 1971-1976. Advisor Kent County Community Mental Health Board, Grand Rapids, 1974-1976. Member Council for Exceptional Children (president Grand Rapids chapter 1990-1993), West Michigan Personnel and Guidance Association (president 1980-1981), Grand Rapids Area Psychological Association (secretary 1973-1979), Michigan Association School Psychologists (president 1976), National Association School Psychologists (delegate 1978-1981), Michigan Association Society Special Education Administrators, Knights of Columbus, Phi Delta Kappa (secretary 1991-1996).
Married Hollee Beadle, February 1962 (divorced February 1989). Children: Joseph, Heather, Patrick. Married Rosemary Whittington, Jul.1, 2002.