Bachelor of Science, Minot State University, 1986. Master of Science in educational psychology, University of Mary, 1994.
Teacher Burke Central School, Lignite, North Dakota, 1986—1989. Teacher, principal Manning School, Bismarck, 1989—1992. Reading specialist Bismarck Public School, since 1992.
Adjunct professor University Mary, since 1994. International teacher trainer International Reading Association, Newark, since 2004. Trainer assessors National Board Teaching Certification, Clemson, South Carolina, 2004—2008.
Educational consultant University of Mary, Bismarck, 1995.
Member of South Central Reading Association, North Dakota Reading Association.