Graduated Salutatorian from Akron High School in 1979.
Graduated with Bachelor of Science in Education degree from the University of Alabama in Early Childhood/Elementary Education in December 1995.
Graduated from the University of West Alabama with Master of Education degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education in June 2003.
Graduated from the University of Montevallo with an Education Specialist degree in Teacher Leader in June 2009.
Graduated from the University of Montevallo with a Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership in August 2013.
Married to husband, Thomas Joseph (Joe) since August 1979. Mother of five children: Lacey, Wendy, Brandy, Joel & Adam. Nana to nine wonderful grandchildren: Gage, Jacie, Stormie, Adalyn, Kaylee, Zane, Roman, Lexy, and Cora.