Degree in Business Administration and Accounting, Triton College, River Grove, Illinois, 1979. Bachelor in Communication and Theatre, University Illinois, Chicago, 1983. Master of Arts in Journalism, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, 1989.
Master of Arts in Teaching, Concordia University, River Grove, Illinois, 2003.
Associate professor English. communications, River Grove, 1990—1999. Associate professor English, journalism College DuPage, Glen Ellyn, 1999—2004. Associate professor journalism Concordia University, River Forest, 2004.
Teacher Proviso West High School, Hillside, since 2005. Associate professor speech and communications. Committee member ALI-PAC Illinois Institute Art, Schaumburg, 2007—2008.
Instructor and regional advisor National Ski Patrol, Denver, 1997—2008.
Children: Morgan K. Neal, Courtney A. Neal, Daniel M. Neal.