Bachelor, Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, Virginia, 1964. Master of Arts in Education, Pepperdine University, 1979.
Teacher English and journalism 11th and 12th grades Prince George (Virginia) County High School, 1964-1965. Teacher English 11th and 12th grades Easley (South Carolina) Senior High School, 1966-1967. Teacher English 9th, 11th and 12th grades Lexington (South Carolina) Senior High School, 1967-1968.
Teacher English and drama 12th grade Hopewell (Virginia) High School, 1968-1970. Teacher English 9th grade Leilehula High School, Wahiawa, Hawaii, 1980. Teacher English and social studies 7th grade St. Joseph's, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, 1981-1983.
Teacher advanced placement and honors English Killeen (Texas) High School, 1983—2004. Retired
Trainer New Jersey Writing Project, Killeen, 1987-1997. Adjunct instructor University Mary Hardin Baylor, Belton, Texas, 1995-1997, instructor, since 1987.
Adjunct instructor Central Texas College, Killeen, 1990-1997. New Jersey Writing Projection Texas trainer, since 1987.
Member National Education Association, AARP, Texas State Teachers Association, National Council Teachers of English, Texas Council Teachers of English.
Married Waldo W. Montgomery Junior, December 19, 1969. Children: Loretta L., Elizabeth W.