Bachelor, Montclair State College, 1959. Master of Arts, Montclair State College, 1965. Doctor of Education in Educational Administration, Rutgers University, 1976.
Graduate, North Light Art School, 1995.
Teacher Long Branch (New Jersey) High School, 1961-1962, Roselle Park (New Jersey) High School, 1962-1973. Research assistant Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1973-1974. Instructional supervisor Elmwood Park (New Jersey) Schools, 1974-1976, Morris Hills Regional Schools, Denville, New Jersey, 1976-1977.
Assistant principal Lawrence High School, Lawrenceville, 1977-1979. Principal Stafford Intermediate School, Manahawkin, 1979-1994. Recreation and art consultant, since 1994.
Participant National Science Foundation Institute in physics, chemistry and mathematics Seton Hall University, 1964, Newark College Engineering, 1965, Stevens Institute of Technology, summers 1966-1968. Researcher school finance. With United States Army, 1959-1961.
Member Roselle Park Education Association (president 1971-1973), National Society Study Education, American Association Physics Teachers, American Institute Physics, American Association School Administrators, New Jersey Association School Administrators, National Association Elementary and Middle School Administrators, Phi Delta Kappa (secretary Rutgers chapter 1977-1980, vice president 1980-1982, president 1983-1984).
Married Annette Palazzolo, November 18, 1961. Children: Susan, Kimberly Ann, Stephen Laurence.