Bachelor in German, Lafayette College, 1980. Master of Arts in German, University Florida, 1998. Postgraduate, East Stroudsburg University, 1982.
Postgraduate, Georgia Southern University. Postgraduate, Middlebury College, 1988. Postgraduate, Augusta State University.
Postgraduate, University Pennsylvania, 1994. Postgraduate, University South Carolina, 1993. Student, Goethe-Institute, Germany, 2003.
Student, Accord Language School, Paris, France, 2003.
German and French teacher Evans (Georgia) Middle School, 1987-1989, Harlem (Georgia) Middle School, 1989-1992. English to Speakers of Other Languages teacher Lakeside Middle and H.S.'s, Evans, Georgia, 1992-1997. English as Second Language teacher Davidson & Murphy H.S.'s, Mobile, Alabama, 1997-1999.
German teacher Brookwood High School, Snellville, Georgia, 1999-1900. Teacher English to Speakers of Other Languages and language arts for gifted Freedom Middle School, Stone Mountain, 2000—2003. Teacher English, German, French and English to Speakers of Other Languages, member school council Dunwoody High School, since 2003.
Member of Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages, Foreign Language Association Georgia, Georgia Association Gifted Children, National Council Teachers English, American Association Teachers of French, American Association Teachers of German, Friends of Goethe, DeKalb County Supporters of the Gifted, Mensa (coordinator gifted children Georgia chapter), German Club (sponsor).
Married Glenn Edward Duvall, July 26, 1954.