Bachelor of Fine Arts, University North Texas, 1987. Master of Education, Texas Woman's University, 1991.
Elementary art specialist Garland (Texas) Indiana School District, since 1988. Illustrator Cooper Institute Aerobics Research, Dallas, 1995—1998, Garland Information Systems Development, since 1988, Medical Health Group Credit Union, 1988, Texas Association Landscape Contractors, 1996. Campus improvement team Walnut Glen Academy, Garland, 1991—2003, creator pet patrol, since 1995.
Art and design committee Dallas Area Rapid Transit, 2000. Creator annual paper towel drive Rogers Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, Hutchins, since 1996. Member Parent-Teachers Association, Garland, since 1988, honorary life member, since 2003.
Member of Texas Art Education Association, National Art Education Association, Pi Beta Phi.
Married Garry Allen Hodges, December 28, 1991.