Bachelor, University Nebraska, 1978. Master of Arts, Governors State University, 1984. Master of Science, 1989.
Master of Education in Educational Administration, 1994.
Private practice, Chicago, Los Angeles, 1982-1988. Video writer, director City Video Inc., Chicago, 1983-1984. Script supervisor Orion television, Los Angeles, 1987.
Principal, writer, director, producer Talley Films Ltd., Chicago, since 1986. Instructor Carl Sandburg High School, Orland Park, Illinois, 1985-1986.
Member Parks and Recreation Committee, Blue Island, 1981, Mayor's Arts Commission, Blue Island, 1979. Member American Film Institute, Writers Guild of America, New Center for television, Indiana Filmmakers Midwest, Chicago Filmmakers.