B.S., Secondary Education, Concentration in English, Frostburg State College, 1970
M.Ed.., Administration and Supervision, Frostburg State College, 1975
Ed.D., Administration and Planning, The University of Alabama, 1981
1971-1972, !0th grade English teacher, Valley High School, Lonaconing, Maryland; 1972-1976, Special Education teacher, Hancock Middle-Senior High School and Clear Spring Middle School, Washington County, Maryland; 1976-1977, Assistant Principal, Guntersville High School, Guntersville, Alabama; 1978-1979, Director of Student Life, Snead State Junior College, Boaz, Alabama; 1979-1980, Graduate Assistant, the College of Education, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; 1980-1997, elementary school principal, Walker Elementary and Huntington Place Elementary, Tuscaloosa County School System; 1997-present, Assistant/Associate Professor, The College of Education, the University of South Alabama.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, April 1, 1948. Graduated from North Harford High School in 1966. See Professional Experience (above) for career assignments. Additionally, enlisted in the Maryland Army National Guard in 1970; transferred to the Alabama Army National Guard in 1978; Graduated from the Engineer Officer Basic Course, the Engineer Officer Advanced Course, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the U.S. Army War College.
Married Marie A. (Rickett) Gray July, 1971. Three children.