Associate of Arts, William Rainey Harper College, 1972. Master of Music in Education, University North Texas, 1980. Bachelor of Music in Education, University North Texas, 1980.
Postgraduate, University North Texas, 1982.
Organist, choir director Presbyterian Synod, Chicago, 1956—1973. Private teacher piano, organ. Choral director Fort Worth Indiana School District, 1974—1987, program director, choral and general music k-12, 1987—2002.
Consultant Macmillan/McGraw Hill, New York City, since 2002. Arts education consultant Fort Worth, since 2002. President Youth Orchestra Greater Fort Worth, since 2004.
Chair, artistic committee Fort Worth Academy Fine Arts, since 2004. Founding member Fort Worth Arts Education Partners, since 2002. Past national chair and founding member Urban Music Leadership Conference, Detroit, since 1995.
Secretary National Supervisors Music Education (Music Educator's National Conference), Reston, Virginia, 2001—2002. President Fort Worth Administrator's Association, 1998—1999. Presenter in field.
Coordinator music activities Sister Cities of Fort Worth, 1987—2002. President Palos Township Republican Women, Palos Park, Illinois, 1964—1967. Organist, choir director Hickory Hills Presbyterian Church, 1956—1967.
President, founding member Urban Music Leadership Conference, Detroit, 1995—2005. Secretary National Council Supervisors Music Education, Reston. President Youth Orchestra Greater Fort Worth, 1990—2005.
Chair, artistic committee board of directors Fort Worth Academy Fine Arts, since 2004. Founder, member Fort Worth Arts Education Partners, 2002—2005. Music education liaison Imagination Celebration (Kennedy Center), 1986—2002.
Member of Urban Music Leadership Conference (associate. President 1999—2002), American Orff Schulwerk Association (associate Service award), Texas Choral Directors Association (associate), Texas Music Educators Association (associate), American Choral Directors Association (associate), Music Educators National Conference (associate), The Fort Worth Club (associate).
Married Kevin Joseph Dunleavy, March 17, 1999. 5 children.