Associate of Arts, De Anza College, Cupertino, California, 1988. Bachelor in German, University California, Berkeley, 1991. Master of Arts in Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages, Monteray Institute International Studies, California, 1993.
English as Second Language instructor International School Budapest, 1992—1994, Sankei International College, Shizuoka, Japan, 1994—1996. Center director Intrax English Institute, San Francisco, 1996—2000. Associate professional English as Second Language Northwestern Polytechnic University, Fremont, since 1999.
Adjunct faculty English as Second Language Modesto Junior College, since 2004. With United States Navy, 1983-1986.