Bachelor of Science in Education in Art, Bowling Green State University, Ohio, 1959. Master of Education in Administrative Counseling, Bridgewater State College, 1964. Master of Arts in Teaching, Assumption College, 1970.
Master of Fine Arts, Syracuse University, New York, 1982.
Art teacher K-12, Bluffton (Ohio) City Schools, 1959; director publications Illustrator, graphic designer, Greater Cleveland Regional Research Council, 1959; English teacher, DUEL Vocational Institute California Department Corrections, Tracey, 1960-1961; special needs teacher, Old Rochester Regional High School, Mattapoisett, Massachusetts, 1961-1962; English teacher, Roosevelt Junior High School, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1962-1963; English teacher, New Bedford Vocational High School, 1963-1965; full professor art, Fitchburg (Massachusetts) State College, since 1965. Chair program review committee Massachusetts Department Education Certification, Quincy, Massachusetts, 1991, program review committee, 1987-1990. Artist-in-residence Mount Washington Hotel, 1981.
Advisory board directors Boston Globe Art awards, 1980-1985. Judge annual show Westfield (Massachusetts) State College Department Art, 1985. Member National Education Association (life), Massachusetts Teachers Association, State College Education Association (local board directors 1989-1990, promotion committee 1988-1990, curricula committee since 1991), Massachusetts Art Education Association (recording secretary 1968-1969, correspondent secretary 1970-1972, chairman nominations committee 1972-1974, vice president 1981-1983, president 1983-1986), Massachusetts Art Education Association, National Art Education Association (chair authored coee of ethics 1985, eastern representative to executive committee for the committee of minority concerns 1986-1990, Certified of Apprecation), International Society for Education Through Art (eastern alternate representative national chapter 1989-1991), Amnesty International, Phi Delta Kappa.
Married Veronica Ann Lorenzen, December 10, 1978. Children: Michelle Melody Raitt, Teresa Ann Hopkins, Lisette Marie Jackson, Anthony Frederick, Nicholas Joseph.