Bachelor of Science in Education, University Maryland, 1973. Master of Arts in Special Education, Adams State College, Alamosa, Colorado, 1977. Master of Arts in Educational technology, University Colorado, 1986.
Mental health paraprofessional, Prince George's County Mental Health, Landover, Maryland., 1970-1973;special education teacher, Fountain/Fort Carson (Colorado) School District, 1973-1975;instructor military program, Pikes Peak Cmty. College, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1977-1978;special education teacher, Harrison School District, Colorado Springs, 1978-1988;teacher language arts, Harrison School District, Colorado Springs, since 1988;team leader language arts, Harrison School District, Colorado Springs, since 1989;department chair, Harrison School District, Colorado Springs, since 1992. Lecturer in field.
Member American Association of University Women, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Colorado Association Middle Level Educators, Colorado Language Arts Society, National Council Teachers English, National Women's History Project Network, Tennessee Walking Horse Association (representative, stock show and horse exposition 1993-1994), Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association.