Born to William D. Flowers and Aldonia Flowers in Bradenton, Florida.
Earns a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.
Teaches social studies for the Marion County School Board in Ocala, Florida.
Teaches sociology at Dade County School Board in Miami, Florida.
Becomes a program associate at the Learning Institute in Durham, North Carolina.
Earns a Master of Science in sociology from the Illinois Institute Technology.
Becomes a sociology, physiology, and American history teacher at High Point Central High School in North Carolina.
Is a regional early childhood coordinator for the North Carolina Education District 5.
Teaches as a child development instructor at Daytona Beach Community College.
Works as a coordinator of the special service program at Daytona Beach Community College.
Works as a coordinator of the developer of the learning supervisory center at Daytona Beach Community College.
Works as a coordinator of the Gadsden Demo Models program as well as program director of dropout prevention or student retention within the Florida Department Education in Quincy and Tallahassee.
Serves as the bureau chief of the Florida Department of Education.
Serves as the president of Links, Inc., in Tallahassee.
Serves as the chairman of the Florida Multicultural Task Force.
Works as the deputy commissioner of the Florida Department of Education until her retirement.