Bachelor in History, Roosevelt University, 1965. Master of Arts in American History, Northeastern Illinois University, 1972. Postgraduate, Northeastern Illinois University, 1982.
With advertising department, Community Discount, Chicago, 1960; bookkeeper, Abacus Accounting, Chicago, 1961-1963; mail sorter, United States Postal System, Chicago, 1962; usher, Balaban & Katz, Chicago, 1963-1964; shipping clerk, Mills Hospital Supply, Chicago, 1964-1965; substitute teacher, Chicago Board Education, 1965; teacher social studies, Wendell Phillips High School, Chicago Board Education, 1965-1975; teacher social studies, Senn Metro Academy, Chicago Board Education, since 1975; coordinator United States history advanced placement for college-bound, Senn Metro Academy, Chicago Board Education, 1984-1990, 92-; chairman social studies department, Senn Metro Academy, Chicago Board Education, since 1992.
Member Golf Towers Condominium Association, Des Plaines, Illinois, since 1988. Essay coordinator Uptown Chamber of Commerce, Chicago, 1980-1987. Member Chicago Teachers Union.