Bachelor in Spanish, Bethany College, Kansas, 1960. Master of Arts in Reading, Ohio State University, 1981.
Teacher Suitland Schools, Maryland, 1960—1961, Brookline Schools, Massachusetts, 1961—1964, St. Mary's School, Delaware, Ohio, 1974—1977, Mount Vernon Schools, 1978—1987, Lakeland Public Schools, Shrub Oak, New York, 1987—1999, Portland Public Schools, Maine, 2000—2004. Adjunct professor University Southern Maine, since 2001. Adjunct professor Manhattanville College, Purchase, New York, 1995—1999.
Instructor Westchester and Putnam Board Cooperative Educational Services, Yorktown, New York, 1987—1995. Presenter in field.
Cellist Middle Coast Symphony, Topsham, Maine, since 2003. Member of FLAME, National Council For Teacher Education, American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese, International Reading Association.
Married Lincoln Frank Stelk, June 17, 1960. Children: Kirsten Virginia Frazier, Sara Georgianna, Marla Josephine.