Bachelor, Oregon State University, 1967. Master of Arts, University Oregon, 1968. Postgraduate, University Oregon, University San Francisco, 1975.
Freelance dance educator, director school dance arts, since 1953. Teacher dance University Alaska, Fairbanks, 1968-1975. Coordinator fine arts School District 6, Central Point, Oregon, 1978-1980.
Instructor interpersonal communication Southern Oregon State University, Ashland, 1980-1981. Director, teacher modern ballet, jazz, tap dancing Dance Arts, Central Point and Medford, since 1978. Dance coordinator Britt Music and Dance Festivals, Medford Civic Ballet.
Member Alaska Association for the Arts (board directors 1969-1975), Alaska Alliance for the Arts in Education (board directors 1974-1975), Alliance for Health, Physical Education and Recreation, American Dance Guild, American Association Dance Companies, Dance Notation Bureau, National Art Education Association, National Education Association, Zeta Phi Eta.
Married Robert Snyder, June 25, 1965. 1 child, Mary Rebecca.