Bachelor of Fine Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, 1956. Teaching credential, California State University, Los Angeles, 1989.
Recreation therapist American Red Cross, San Antonio, 1956-1958. Director recreation therapy department Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, 1958-1964. Teacher art-gifted class Juan Cabrillo Elementary, Malibu, California, 1975-1978.
Educator pre-kindergarten Malibu Methodist Pre-School, 1979-1981. Special education educator grades 9-12 Santa Monica School District, 1981-1989. Educator grades 1-6 art Los Angeles Unified School District-Visual and Performing Arts Magnet, 1990—2006.
Resource teacher, art education advisor California State University, 2001—2004, master teacher Dominguez Hills, 2003—2005. Judge Making History, Los Angeles, 1998—2005. Participant University of California at Los Angeles Teachers and Scholars Symposium, 1999—2003, 2005.
State judge History Day in California, 2003. Member art start curriculum committee Museum Contemporary Art, 2005.
Parent-Teachers Association president Juan Cabrillo Elementary, Malibu, 1976—1978, Malibu Park Junior High School. President Santa Monica Junior Programs, 1979—1981. 2d, 3d, and 4th vice president Santa Monica/Malibu Parent-Teachers Association Council, 1982—1985.
President Malibu Art Association, 1992—1993. Member of International Studies Overseas Program, Gene Autrey Museum, California Art Education Association, Society Calligraphy (public relations 1987-1991, board directors), National Art Education Association, Art Museum Long Beach, Shakespeare Festival/Los Angeles, Southwest Museum, University of California at Los Angeles Fowler Museum Cultural History, Los Angeles County Art Museum, Museum Contemporary Art (member curriculum committee 2005), Craft and Folk Museum, Museum Latin America Art, People to People International (Indigenous Art delegate to New Zealand, Australia 1998), Metro. Museum Art, Kappa Alpha Theta.
Daughter of John Daughter of and Esther Ruth Pugh. Married Donald Edward Yett, June 19, 1964. Children: Stephen Edward, John Harold.