Bachelor with honors, University Texas, 1983; Master of Arts, University Texas, 1987.
Office assistant, University Texas Libraries, Austin, 1988-1989;
writing instructor, Austin Community College, 1989-1990;
word processor/youth tutor, Broken Chains, International/Regent U., Chesapeake, Virginia, 1991;
telephone secretary, Hastings Telephone Asnwering Svc., Austin, 1991-1993;
Montessori, toddler teacher, S.W. Child Development Institute, Austin, 1993;
clerical staff, Adia Pers. Superior vena cava syndrome, Virginia Beach, Virginia, since 1994. Literature/history/language teacher Tabernacle of Prayer Christian School, Norfolk, Virginia, September 1995.
Substitute teacher Norfolk City Schools, 1995. Teaching assistant Writing Laboratory, University Texas, 1985-1987.
Member citizens advisory board Capitol Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Austin, 1993. Music teacher, tutor Broken Chains, International, Austin, 1991, community activist, 1992-1993. Member National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Association, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Robert Dalrymple, July 29, 1989 (divorced February 1990). Married Herbert Stanley Dew, April 8, 1996. 1 child, Marcia Ariana Ledbetter.