Bachelor in Psychology & Early Childhood Education, The College of Staten Island, 1978. Master in Secondary Education, The College of Staten Island, 1987. Postgraduate, New York University Graduate School Social Work, 1988.
Teacher English, McKinley Junior H.S., Brooklyn, 1983-1987; teacher English, Joan of Arc Junior H.S. 118M, New York City, 1988-1989; teacher English, William Alexander Middle School 51, Brooklyn, 1989-1997; teacher English, Tottenville H.S., S.I., since 1997. Member school county William Alexander Middle School 51, Brooklyn, 1993-1994.
Advisor Strutters Club at Tottenville High School, Police Athletic League, 1997. Creator Voices improvisational theatre group Tottenville High School, 1998. Member National Council Teachers English (Excellence in Teaching Language Arts award 1995).