Bachelor of Science, Viterbo College, 1964; Master of Science, University of Wisconsin, 1975; Doctor of Education, International Institute for Advanced Studies, St. Louis, Missouri, 1984.
Coordinator of gifted talented education, North Mahaska Schools, New Sharon, Iowa., 1980-1988;
coordinator of gifted talented education, Des Moines Public Schools, Iowa., 1988-1990;
president founder, Leadership Publications, Des Moines, Iowa., since 1982;
director of curriculum, WLVA schools, Lake View, Iowa., since 1995. Education consultant, Des Moines, Iowa, since 1984. Board member Iowa Division: Odyssey of the Mind, 1986-1990.
Committee member Sheridan Scholarships, New Sharon, Iowa, 1985-1988. Book reviewer, American Library. Association, 1991-1992.
Presenter conferences for gifted education, state, regional, national, world, since 1982.
Organizer, commissioner Sanitary District (secure sewer, water services around lake residential district), Pardeeville, Wisconsin. Volunteer Iowa Public television, Des Moines, Iowa, 1992-1996, National Public Radio, Ames, Iowa, 1993. Member National Association for Gifted Children, American Educators Research Assn, Iowa Talented & Gifted, National Crane Foundation, Wildflower Association, Women in the Arts, Smithsonian, Des Moines Opera.
Married Philip George Roets, June 7, 1969. Children: Jacqueline, Ron.