Bachelor, San Francisco State University, 1970. Master of Science in Counseling, California State University, Hayward, 1978.
Technician Xerox Corporation, 1967—1969. Teacher industrial education Oakland Public Schools, 1971—1977, counselor, since 1977.
Member of National Education Association, California Secretary Counselor Association, Oakland Education Association, California Teachers Association, California Association Counseling and Development, American Association Counseling and Development.
Son of Joao dos Santos and Leonilda Viera (Norte) Pascoa.