- BS in Home Economics. June 1993. Dietetics. Western Illinois University.
- MS in Education. June 1995. Interdisciplinary Studies: Community Health and Nutrition. Western Illinois University.
- PhD in Education. March 2002. Curriculum & Instruction; Cognate: Food & Nutrition Science. Ohio University.
Licensure and Certification
- Licensed Dietitian (LDN), North Carolina Board of Dietetics, State of North Carolina, 2005.
- Licensed Dietitian (LD), Ohio Board of Dietetics, State of Ohio, 1997-2004.
- Registered Dietitian (RD), Commission on Dietetic Registration, Chicago, IL, 1997.
- Serve Safe Certification National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, 2000-2005.
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