AS, Kent State University, 1983. Bachelor of Science, Kent State University, 1986. Master of Arts, Kent State University, 1995.
Instructor Canton (Ohio) City Schools, 1987-1989. Lecturer English Malone College, Canton, since 1997. Part-time instructor Malone College, 1989-1997.
Board directors, secretary Interfaith Campus Minister, Canton, since 1994. Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English.
Married Richard Lee Pahlau, May 24, 1986.