Bachelor of Science, Bowling Green State University, 1958. Master of Education, University Maryland, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Maryland, 1981.
Teacher Prince George's County Public Schools, 1968—1970, pupil personnel worker, 1970—1977, principal, 1977—1985. Supervisor special education Howard County Public Schools, 1985—1987. Assistant superintendent Frederick County Public Schools, 1987—1992.
State assistant instruction Maryland State Department Education, 1992—1994. Superintendent Kent County Public Schools, since 1994. Board directors Upper Shore Business and Manufacturing Council.
1st vice president Kent County United Way, since 1997. Board directors Kent County Cancer Society, since 1994. Member of Maryland Assessment Consortium (board directors since 1994), Maryland Association Supervision and Curriculum Development (president 1995), Eastern Shore Superintendent's Association 1997-1998, Public School Superintendent's Association (secretary 1998-1999, president 2000), Maryland State Parent Teacher Association (life) (honorary), Chestertown Rotary Club.
Children: Margaret F., Robert B., Richard L.