Student, Morningside College, 1963. Biosystems Engineering.E., Washington University, St. Louis, 1965. Microsoft Security Essentials.E., St. Louis University, 1970.
Postgraduate, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1976. Doctor of Education, University Rochester, 1980.
Associate electronics engineer McDonnell-Douglas, St. Louis, 1965-1967. Specialized senior computer programmer McDonnell Automation Company, 1967-1970. Educational specialist Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, 1970-1974, chairman engineering and computer science support team, 1974-1975, office director support services, 1975-1979.
Associate dean National Technology Institute of Deaf, Rochester Institute of Technology, since 1979. Special assistant to vice president and director for external affairs Rochester Institute of Technology, since 1982. Consultant in field.
Board directors American Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities, since 1979, Deafness, Evaluation and Adjustments Facilities, Boston, 1980-1982. Member advisory committee New York Commission International Year Disabled Persons, Office Vocational Rehabilitation and Deafness and Indiana Living, since 1982. Member National Association Deaf (board directors since 1977, president 1982-1984), Empire State Association Deaf (board directors 1974-1981, president 1975-1979, chairman law committee since 1981), Alexander Graham Bell Association for Deaf, Conference American Institutes for Deaf, Conference Educational Administrators Schools of Deaf, American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association, Registry of Interpreters for Deaf, American Educational Research Association, American Association Higher Education, Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, Association on Handicapped Student Service Programs in Postsecondary Education.
Married Vicki T. Bernstein, August 22, 1965. Children– Bernard R., Stephanie Vera.