Bachelor of Science in Education, Slippery Rock U., 1975; Master of Arts in Guidance and Curriculum, Slippery Rock U., 1980; Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education, U. Pittsburgh, 1984.
Special needs teacher, Commodore Perry School, Hadley, Pennsylvania, 1975-1978; career counselor, Pennsylvania State University (Shenango), Sharon, 1978-1979; adult education counselor, Mercer (Pennsylvania) County Vo-Tech School, 1979; graduate assistant, Slippery Rock (Pennsylvania) U., 1979-1980; special needs coordinator, Crawford County Vo-Tech School, Meadville, Pennsylvania, 1980-1982; counselor, program coordinator, Community College of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, 1982-1985; career center director, Queens College, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1985-1987; private practice, Charlotte, North Carolina, since 1987; department manager Learning Assistance Center and Library., York Technology College, Rock Hill, South Carolina., 1987-1992; associate professor, chair department, Edinboro (Pennsylvania) U., since 1992. Conference presenter and organizer in field.
Board of directors Greater Erie Cmty. Action Consortium Cmty. Charter School; Member American Association of University Women, American Association Counseling and Development, American College Pers.
Association, American Association for Women in Community and Junior Colls., South Carolina. Development Educators Peer Group (secretary 1990-1991), South Carolina. Association Development Educators, International Alliance for Invitational Education (advisory county), Pennsylvania Counseling Association, Pennsylvania College Pers.
Association, Association for Specialists in Group Work.
Married John Raymond Cowher, October 22, 1977. 1 child, Roderick Clinton.