Bachelor in Art with honors, University of California, Berkeley, 1946; Master of Arts in Education Administrator with honors, California State University, Long Beach, 1959; postgraduate, Oxford (England) University, 1984.
Elementary teacher, Anaheim (California) School District, 1956-1960;
coordinator gifted education, Anaheim (California) School District, 1960-1963;
art education coordinator, Anaheim (California) School District, 1963-1967;
art education coordinator, Palo Alto (California) Unified School District, 1967-1985;
independent art education consultant, Los Altos, California, since 1984. Adjunct Professor Hayward (California) State University, 1971-1973. Chair interdisciplinary committee State of California Arts Framework, Sacramento, 1980-1982.
Director Curriculum Development Institute, Getty Center for Education, Los Angeles, 1986-1989.
Associate director Jean Paul Getty Center for Education in Arts Curriculum Development Institute, 1987-1989. Volunteer Stanford Committee for Art, 1971-2000. Docent Cantor Art Center, Stanford University, 1996-2000, docent trainer, 2000-2002.
Director Artventures program Los Altos Art Club/Senior Center, 2006-2011. Member National Art Education Association (chair publications committee 1974-1978, Outstanding Art Educator award 1983, Pacific Region Outstanding Art Supervisor 1984), Pacific Art League (secretary board trustees 1983-1985), California Art Education Association (various executive positions 1964-1992, Distinguished Art Educator 1988), Photograph Society of America, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Earl Bryan Alexander, August 12, 1945. Children: Steven Bryan, Lauren Alexander Hildebrand, Douglas Brandon.