Bachelor, Yale University, 1962. Master of Arts in Teaching, Yale University, 1963. Doctor of Education, Columbia University, 1970.
Instructor Imperial Iranian Air Force Language School, Teheran. Adjunct professor Georgetown University, Washington, director Bilingual Center. Assistant director Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13, New Holland, Pennsylvania.
Member National Association Bilingual Education (president), Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Puerto Rico Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Langs.(president), Association for Supervisionand Curriculum Development, Phi Delta Kappa.
Married Ramonita Adorno, September 16, 1966. Children: Ramon L. II, Paloma.