Bachelor of Science, Jersey City State College, 1958. Master of Arts, Jersey City State College, 1971.
Teacher first grade Palisades Park Board Education, New Jersey, 1958—1961, Fairview Schools, 1974—1995, assistant principal/reading coordinator, 1982—1984, reading coordinator chapter I, 1991—1992. Reading coordinator K-8 Number 3 School and English Neighborhood School School, 1975—1995. Assistant principal Number 3 School and Lincoln School, 1982—1984, retired, 1995.
Secretary Young Men’s Christian Association Swim Team, Hackensack, New Jersey, 1974-1975, fund-raising chairman, 1974-1977. Treasurer English Neighborhood School Parent-Teachers Association, Fairview, 1986-1988. Member New Jersey Reading Association, (International Reading Association, state coordinator, president 1989-1990, Special Service award 1991), International Reading Association (registration chairperson 8th Eastern Regional Conference, committee reading and language in early childhood 1990-1993), North Jersey Council-International Reading Association (president Bergen County 1985-1986, President's Club 1986, Honor Council 1986), Fairview Education Association (president 1981-1983), Alpha Upsilon Alpha, Phi Delta Kappa.
Married Michael Buono, July 9, 1960. Children: Vincent, John.