Bachelor of Science in Education, Texas Western College, 1965. Bachelor in English, University Texas, El Paso, 1966. Master of Arts in English, University Texas, El Paso, 1974.
Teacher English Cheyenne Mountain High School, Colorado Springs, 1966-1969. Teacher English, department chairperson Christ the King International School, Okinawa, Japan, 1970-1971. President Accurate Secretarial and Typing Service, since 1971.
Teacher English Forest High School, Ocala, Florida, since 1979, co-chair England department, 1990—2000. Consultant Florida Writing Project, Gainesville, since 1984. Presenter Marion County Teachers English, Ocala, since 1985.
Member National Education Association, AFT, National Council Teachers English, Florida Council Teachers English, Marion County Teachers English, Marion County Education Association, Florida Teachers Professional Education Association.
Married Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait, Junior, December 27, 1968. Children: Arthur Fitzwilliam III, Lauryn Kristine.