Bachelor of Science in Art Education, University Maryland, 1971. Master of Science in Art Education, Northern Illinois University, 1986.
Teacher art, East Aurora (Illinois) H.S., 1971-1974; teacher art, adult education, Waubonsee Junior College, Aurora, 1972-1973; teacher art, Jefferson Junior H.S., Naperville, Illinois, 1974-1977, 80-; exploratory department chairman and head cross-country coach, Jefferson Junior H.S., Naperville, Illinois, since 1989. Lecturer in field.
Member Naperville Sisters City Commission, 1983-1984. Member Greenpeace, Chesapeake Bay Society. Member National Education Association, Illinois Art Education Association (conference registration chairman 1990, Art Educator of the Year 1990), National Art Education Association, Art Guild of Naperville (Member of the Year 1979, president), Naperville Unit Education Association (building representative since 1992).
Married Michael Dunn, July 31, 1971 (divorced September 1981). 1 child, Maureen E.; married James A. Howe, August 4, 1986.