Bachelor, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1977. Master of Science, University Southern Mississippi, 1994. Master of Social Work, University Southern Mississippi, 1996.
Education coordinator, Audubon Institute, New Orleans, 1984-1985;
administrator space science, Louisiana Nature and Science Center, New Orleans, 1985-1990;
director, Space and Earth Science Resources, Slidell, Louisiana, since 1990;
teacher, St. Tammany Parish Schools, Slidell, 1990-1992;
consultant, Institute for Disability Studies, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, since 1995;
social worker, recreation therapist, director social services, Newton (Mississippi) Regional Hospital, 1996-1997;
therapist, Pathways Partial Hospitalization Program, 1996-1997;
Hypertext Preprocessor program coordinator, Laurelwood Center, Meridian, Mississippi, since 1997. Consultant The American Red Cross, Hattiesburg, 1996-1997. Director Space and Earth Resources, Slidell.
Consultant, volunteer Audubon Institute, New Orleans, Houston Zoo. Pathways Hypertext Preprocessor, 1996-1997.
Volunteer Louisiana Nature and Science Center, New Orleans. Major Civil Air Patrol, since 1987. Member American Association of University Women (president since 1986, Career Development grant 1993), National Association of Social Workers, American Therapeutic Recreation Association, National Therapeutic Recreation Society, Association for Experimental Education, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Donald Frank Hagan, May 12, 1979. 1 child, Bryan Purnell Hagan.