Bachelor of Science, University Colorado, 1975. Master of Arts, University Northern Colorado, 1990.
Teacher Holy Family School, Grand Junction, Colorado, 1975—1976, Columbine Elementary, Grand Junction, 1976—1985, Mesa View Elementary, Grand Junction, 1985—1999. Library East Middle School, since 1999. Consultant Colorado Department Education, Denver, 2004.
President Colorado Council International Reading Association, Denver, 1995—1996. Board directors Colorado Association School Library., 2000—2003. Committee member One Book, One Mesa County, Grand Junction, 2003—2005.