Bachelor, University of South, 1959. Master of Divinity, Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois, 1962. Doctor of Education, University Massachusetts, 1971.
Vicar, Episcopal churches, Red Lake Indian Reservation, Minnesota, 1962-1964;
assistant rector, St. David's Episcopal Church, Minnetonka, Minnesota, 1964-1966;
chaplain, teacher, Shattuck-St. Mary's School, Faribault, Minnesota, 1966-1969;
headmaster, Christchurch (Virginia) School, 1971-1974;
headmaster, St. Mary's Hall, Burlington, New Jersey, 1974-1980;
headmaster, Berry Academy, Rome, Georgia, 1980-1983;
headmaster, St. Cyprian's Episcopal School, Lufkin, Texas, 1984-1986;
executive director, Southwestern Association Episcopal Schools, Dallas, since 1986. Consultant various public and private schools, since 1970. Adjunct Professor Berry College, Rome, 1980-1983.
Member of national advisory board National Coalition for Equality in Learning, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1991-1996. Chairman Texas Private School Accreditation Commission, San Antonio, 1995-1997.
Member Library. Company Burlington, 1975-1980. Chairman History District Review Board, Burlington, 1976-1980. President Friends of Library., Lufkin, 1984-1986.
Member Texas Association non-Public Schools (board directors since 1985).
Married Rose-Marie Anne Hamilton-Birch, April 23, 1960 (divorced December 1986). Children: Sarah Alexandra Scheel-Cook, William Christopher. Married Vivian Carol Rowe, June 24, 1989.