- The George Washington University, 1997
- Major: Education and Human Development, K-12 Administration and Supervision
- Degree: M.A.
- Christopher Newport University, 1981
- Major: Biology
- Degree: B.S.
- 1994: Excellence in Education, Virginia Department of Education
Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research
- National Public Science Day Grant
- Sponsoring Organization: Virginia Air and Space Center
- Date: 1998 - 2000
- Awarding Organization: Local
- Investigators:Hellmann, M.