Student, Alfred University, 1956—1958. Bachelor in English Literature, Barnard College, 1960. Master of Arts in Teaching English, Columbia University, 1962.
Master of Education in Teaching Reading, Rollins College, 1977.
Assistant textbook editor American Book Company, New York City, New York, 1963—1964. Instructor/consultant Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida, 1977—1981. Technical writer Kirchman Corporation, Altamonte Springs, Florida, 1981—1982.
Supervisor of technical documentation, senior technical writer/editor Travelers/European Business School, Maitland, Florida, 1982—1986. Manager of training development, supervisor of training, senior training writer Tupperware Home Parties, Orlando, Florida, 1986—1989. Writer, Windermere, Florida, since 1990.
Reading mentor for second-grade student Read2Succeed, Orlando, Florida, 2002—2003. Writer of auction catalog for fundraiser Orlando Museum of Art, 1998. Planned fundraising trips Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, 1999—2000.
Harpist Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, volunteer teacher. Member of Society Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Central Florida Performing Arts Alliance, Women Writers' Group, Acquisition Trust of the Orlando Museum of Art, Atlantic Center for the Arts, Women Taking Stock, The Orlando Group.
Married Howard M. Roland, December 17, 1960. Children: Lee Eric, David Andrew, Robert Allen.