Certified, Moscow University, 1964. Bachelor, St. Peter's College, 1969. Master of Arts, St. Peter's College, 1981.
Postgraduate, Hope College, Holland, Michigan, 1972. Postgraduate, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1973.
Teacher, Hudson Catholic H.S., Jersey City, 1970-1972;
science department chairperson, Hudson Catholic H.S., Jersey City, 1972-1979;
coordinator Convocation Model Project, Union City New Jersey Board Education, 1979-1981;
teacher, coordinator industry and college relations, Union City New Jersey Board Education, 1989-1996;
science supervisor, Union City New Jersey Board Education, since 1996. Member Board Education, Jersey City. Consultant Stevens Institute Technology Hughes Grant, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1989-1994.
Consultant/advisor Project RISE.
Co-founder New Jersey Business/Industry/Science Education Consortium, 1981. President Business/Professional Women, Jersey City, 1984-1986, secretary New Jersey, 1985, director district III, since 1995. Treasurer Mental Health Association, Hudson County, 1977-1980.
Board directors New Jersey Mathematics Coalition. United States delegate 1st United States/Russian Meeting for Mathematics Educators. Member American Chemical Society (chairman Hudson-Bergen section 1980-1982, secretary New York section since 1994, reviewer for Chemical Education Journal, board directors Home PC Magazine, Nicol award 1975, Outstanding Achievement award New England region 1976), St. Peter's College Alumni Association (vice president 1982-1988, treasurer), National Council Teachers Math (reviewer).
Married Boshra Halim Makar, January 1, 1960 (deceased). Children: Ralph, Roger.