Associate of Arts, Grand View College, 1962. Bachelor of Science with honors in Education, Drake University, 1973.
Marketing secretary, editor News, Capital City Bank, Des Moines, 1962—1969. Teacher associate Des Moines Public Schools, 1969—1971. Teacher, since 1977
New account representative Advance Mortgage, Des Moines, 1974—1976.
Gifted and talented building coordinator Des Moines Schools, since 1984.
Member of National Education Association, Iowa State Education Association, Council Exceptional Children.
Married Randy Hale Ross, June 7, 1963. Children: Leslie Diane, Andrew James.