Bachelor, Stowe Teachers College, 1947; Master of Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, 1952; Doctor of Philosophy, St. Saint Louis University, 1979.
Teacher elementary education, St. Louis Public Schools, 1945-1956;
reading teacher Banneker Clinic, St. Louis Public Schools, 1956-1960;
supervisor, St. Louis Public Schools, 1960-1965;
director head start office of economics opportunity, St. Louis Human Development, 1965-1966;
director, executive editor, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Manchester, Missouri, 1966-1989;
educational consultant, Zaner-Bloser, Inc., Columbus, Ohio., 1989-1993. Trustee Danforth Foundation, St. Louis, since 1976. Trustee Logan College Chiropractic, Chesterfield, Missouri, 1987-1997, chairman, 1995-1997.
Member committee Westlake Scholarship Foundation, St. Louis, 1981-1984.
Member executive committee United Way of Greater St. Louis, 1975-1983. Board directors Missouri State Board Chiropractic Examiners, Jefferson City, Missouri, 1982-1986. Trustee Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, St. Louis, 1988-1992.
Active St. Louis University Alumni Council, 1984-1987. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, International Reading Association, National Association for Education of Young Children, Pi Lambda Theta (board directors 1980-1986, 1st vice president 1982-1986, Outstanding Service award 1985), Phi Delta Kappa.
Married Charles F. Brown, January 24, 1947.