Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1951. Master of Arts in Education, American University, 1959.
Teacher chemistry Moton High School, Brooksville, Florida, 1951—1952. Teacher mathematics and science Public School of District of Columbia, 1953—1966. Teacher, chairman department science Western High School, Washington, 1966—1969.
Associate professor chemistry. University Maryland, College Park, 1970—1971. Teacher, chairman science department Wilson High School, Washington, 1969—1973.
Founder, director Cromwell Academy, from 1973. Consultant Office of Education, 1974—1976.
Attendee First Black Political Convention, Gary, Indiana, 1971. Participant Congressional Black Caucus Convention, Washington, 1981—1984. Member of National Education Association, Parents Association Inc.
(president 1977-1985), Black Child Development Association, National Association Secondary School Principals.
Married William Dallas Woodson, December 22, 1956 (divorced May 1970). 1 child William.