Bachelor of Science, Central State University, 1938. Master of Education, University Oklahoma, 1949. Doctor of Education, University Oklahoma, 1959.
Teacher mathematics and science public schools, Adair, Oklahoma, 1938-1940; principal, Alden Public Schools, Carnegie, Oklahoma, 1940-1943; superintendent, Alden Public Schools, 1950-1958; teacher public schools, Cooperton, Oklahoma, 1946-1947; principal high school, public schools, Washita, Oklahoma, 1947-1948; superintendent, 1948-1950; assistant professor, California State University, Long Beach, 1959-1963; associate professor education, California State University, Long Beach, 1963-1972; assistant to chairman division education, California State University, Long Beach, 1961-1967; professor instructional media, California State University, Long Beach, 1972-1986; coordinator graphics support section department mechanic engineering, California State University, Long Beach, 1981-1986; professor emeritus, California State University, Long Beach, since 1986. Member Baptist Education Study Task, 1966-1967. Trustee California Baptist College, 1969-1974.
Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member National Education Association, American Association School Administrators, Congress of Faculty Associations, California Faculty Association (president elect), California Media and Library. Educators, California State University Emeritus and Retired Faculty Association (president Long Beach chpg.
1993-1996), Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Beta Delta.
Married Aledo Render, May 29, 1938. Children: Carolyn J., Paul Richard. Married E. Ferne McCoy, November 19, 1984.