Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Concord College, Athens, West Virginia, 1991. Master of Science in Library. Science, University South Carolina., Columbia, 2010.
Language arts teacher Fluvanna Middle School, Fork Union, Virginia, 1991—2009, library media specialist, since 2009.
Member of Virginia Educational Media Association.
Married Michael Shannon Linkous, April 6, 1996. 1 child Evan Michael;1 child Austin Blake.