Bachelor of Science, Tennessee Technological University, 1972. Kodály Music Education Certified, Capital University, 1997.
Musican Chattanooga Symphony & Opera, 1975—2000. Choral director Lake Forest Middle School, Cleveland, 1983—2006, retired, 2006. Singer Choral Arts Chattanooga, since 1990.
Instructor Kodály summer certification course University Tennessee, Chattanooga, since 2001. Presenter in field.
Member of Organization American Kodály Educators (board representative 2005-2007, southern division treasurer since 2007), Southeast Chapter Kodály Educators (president 1997-1998, secretary-treasurer since 2001).
Married Donald Garrett. Children: Alan K., Philip T.