Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education English, East Stroudsburg University, 1972. Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction, George Mason University, 1996.
Teacher language arts Immaculate Conception School, Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania, 1973—1980. Teacher St. Theresa's, Ashburn, Virginia, 1996—1997, St. Leo's, Fairfax, 1997—2000, Bishop Ireton High School, Alexandria, since 2000. Founding member Encore Players, Vienna.
Teacher partner education Smithsonian Institute, Washington, 2002. Board directors Vienna Theatre Company, Chansonnette Theatre, Inc., Easton. Member of National Council Teachers English.
1 child from previous marriage Jennifer.