Associate of Arts in Fine Art, Northern Virginia Community College, 1991. Bachelor of Fine Arts, High Point University, North Carolina, 1993. Postgraduate, George Mason University, Virginia, since 2005.
Master of Arts, George Mason University, Virginia, 2007. Master of Education, George Mason University, Virginia, 2007.
Tour guide, assistant Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, 1995—1997. Sign language teacher Hayfield Secondary School, Alexandria, Virginia, 1998—2002. Art teacher Mills E. Godwin Middle School, Woodbridge, 2002—2008, New Dominion Alternative Center, Manassas Park.
Sponsor American Sign Language Club, 1998—2002, Art Club, 2002—2008. Member of National Education Association.