Bachelor of Science, Millersville U., 1973; Master of Science, Millersville U., 1976; certified principal, Temple University, 1983; postgraduate, Pennsylvania State University, 1992.
5th grade teacher, Nitraver Elementary School, Manheim Township School District, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1973-1989; 6th grade teacher, Manheim Township Middle School, Lancaster, since 1989; department chairman, Manheim Township Middle School, Lancaster, since 1989. Adult Basic Education/General Educational Development instructor Lnacaster ILEB IV-13, East Petersburg, Pennsylvania, since 1984. GRStrainer School Health Improvement Program, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, since 1985.
Vice president, president Lancaster Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1977. Regional director United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, Tulsa, 1978. Parks/buildings director East Petersburg (Pennsylvania) Borough Council, 1984-1986.
Committeeman East Petersburg North Representatives, since 1992. Sergeant United States Marine Corps, 1966-1970. Member National Education Association, ASCD, Pennsylvania State Education Association, Manheim Township Education Association.
Married Elizabeth Jean Witt, November 26, 1966. Children: Todd, Tim, Ted.