Ph.D. in Psychology- DePaul University, Chicago
"CERTIFIED THERAPEUTIC RECREATION SPECIALIST" with the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification.
"CERTIFIED PARK AND RECREATION PROFESSIONAL" with the IL Park and Recreation Certification Board.
"CERTIFIED ACTIVITY CONSULTANT" with Illinois Activity Professionals' Association.
"ACTIVITY CONSULTANT CERTIFIED" with the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals.
"LICENSED NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATOR" through the IL Dept. of Professional Regulation.