Bachelor, Sam Houston State University, 1962; Master of Arts, Sam Houston State University, 1980.
Teacher Houston Indiana School District, 1962-1965. Teacher, department chair Klein (Texas) Indiana School District, since 1980. Teacher North Harris Montgomery County Community College, Conroe, Texas, 1993-1996, since 2001.
Writing consultant, Spring, Texas, since 1990. Online communication consultant, since 1997.
Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Texas Gifted and Talented, Texas State Teachers English.
Married Bobby Dean Thompson, September 3, 1960. Children: Troy, Byron, Mark.