Bachelor of Science, Marshall University, 1977. Master of Science, Marshall University, 1981. AD, University Kentucky, 1992.
Teacher science, Cabell County Schools, Huntington, West Virginia, 1977-1988; test director, West Virginia Department Education, Charleston, 1988-1992; chairman science department, Cabell County Schools, Ona, West Virginia, since 1992. Adjunct Professor West Virginia Graduate College, South Charleston, since 1995.
Member West Virginia Science Teachers Association, Sigma Xi (Outstanding Educator 1995).
Married Mary Elizabeth Ferguson, August 15, 1981. Children: Sarah, Emily.