Bachelor of Science in Home Economics, Eastern Illinois University, 1965. Master of Science in Special Education, Southern Illinois University, 1969. Doctor of Education in Adult and Continuing Education, Northern Illinois University, 1985.
Manager restaurant, Stix, Baer and Fuller Department Store, St. Louis, 1965-1966;
teacher special education, Mascoutah (Illinois) H.S., Highland (Illinois) H.S., 1966-1974;
instructor, chair department special education, Forest Park (Georgia) Senior H.S., 1974-1976;
instructor, chair department special education, Louisville (Georgia) H.S., 1976-1977;
instructor adult basic education, Venice (Illinois) Lincoln Technology Center, 1977-1980;
associate director, Northern Area Adult Education Svc. Center, Northern Illinois U./Illinois Board Education, DeKalb, 1980-1984;
assistant director instrumental services, Illinois Institute Continuing Legal Education, Chicago, 1984-1987;
consultant, Circuit Court Cook County, Chicago, 1984-1988;
assistant dean, director continuing Education, Illinois Institute Technology, Chicago-Kent College Law, 1987-1988;
assistant executive director programs, American Judicature Society, Chicago, 1988-1993;
project director, American Judicature Society, Chicago, 1992-1993;
executive vice president, director, American Judicature Society, Chicago, since 1997;
Adjunct Professor, Virginia Commonwealth U., Richmond, 1993-1996. Constitution activities committee Illinois Supreme Court, 1985-1986.
Project coordinator, researcher Medical College Virginia, 1993-1994. Coordinator train-the-trainers program National Institute Corrections Academy/Virginia Department Correctional Education, 1993-1994. Consultant, presenter in field.
Member Association Continuing Legal Education Administrators, American Association Adult Continuing Education (chair commission continuing professional education 1985-1988, board directors since 1988), National Association Adult Continuing Education, Chicago Society Association Executives, American Judicature Society.