Bachelor of Science in Education, Southeast Missouri University, 1959. Master of Education, Southeast Missouri University, 1967.
Teacher, Cape Girardeau (Missouri) Public Schools, 1960-1962; teacher, Dexter (Missouri) Public Schools, 1962-1967; teacher, Shawnee Mission School District, Prairie Village, Kansas, 1967-1971; teacher, Parkway School District, Chesterfield, Missouri, since 1971.
Treasurer Boy Scouts, Florissant, 1973-1982. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Missouri State Teachers Association, International Reading Association, Parkway Indiana Community Teachers Association (treasurer 1976-1986), National Council for Social Studies.
Married Donald L. Schneider, March 7, 1959. Children: Timothy Mark, James Royce.