Bachelor of Science in Education, University Georgia, 1965. Master of Education, University Georgia, 1966. Doctor of Education, Oklahoma State University, 1975.
Postgraduate, Oklahoma State University, 1985.
Special education teacher, Clarke County Public Schools, Athens, Georgia, 1966-1967; special education teacher, Putnam County Public Schools, Cookeville, Tennessee, 1967-1968; remedial reading teacher, Daniel Arthur Rehabilitation Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 1968-1970; remedial reading teacher, Morrison (Oklahoma) Public Schools, 1973-1976; associate professor special education, Western Carolina U., Cullowhee, North Carolina, 1976-1983; associate director experimental program to stimulate competitive research, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, Stillwater, since 1985. Member state advising committee experimental program to stimulate competitive research, since 1991. Member Oklahoma Space Grant Consortium.
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Vice president Friends of the Library., Stillwater, 1988-1992. Member Alliance for Invitational Education, Oklahoma State University Women's Council, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Kappa.
Children: Peter George, Susan Shaver.