Bachelor in Education, University South Carolina, 1974. Master of Arts in Teaching, University South Carolina, 1976. Master of Education in Guidance and Counseling, University Central Oklahoma, 2002.
Teacher Spanish Carl Albert High School, Midwest City, Oklahoma, since 1991. Coach All-State Academy Team. Sponsor National Honor Society.
Member of American Counseling Association (correspondent).
Married James Wesley Smith, December 29, 1976. Children: Mary Louisa, Annie Laura.