Bachelor in English, Nyack College, 1980. Postgraduate, St. Thomas Aquinas, 1988. Master of Arts in Writing, Manhattanville College, 1997.
Teacher St. Anne's School, Yonkers, New York, 1988-1989, Boards of Cooperative Educational Services Night High School, West Nyack, 1989-1992. Subordinate teacher Rockland County Public Schools, 1989-1991. Teacher, development John Peter Tetard Middle School 143, Bronx, New York, 1991—2004.
Lead teacher Personal/Master of Science 4, 2004—2005. Instructional leader E. Bronx Academy Future, 2005—2008. Teacher Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School, since 2008.
Married David Julius Reichert, June 13, 1981 (divorced June 1991). Married Ronald Marc Berg, August 10, 2005.