Born to Duane Everett Means and Elizabeth Alice (Keyser) Means in Iowa City, IA.
Earns a Bachelor of Science in education from Centenary College of Louisiana; Marries Thomas Edwin Bitterwolf on May 25 in Shreveport, LA.
Is a teacher at Waitman-Barbe School in Monongalia County, WV until 1970.
Her daughter Heidi is born; Is a circulation librarian at Morgantown Library in Morgantown, WV until 1972.
Is a preschool team teacher and music coordinator then nursery school director at the United States Naval Training Center in Bainbridge, MD until 1974.
Her daughter Katharine is born.
Is a kindergarten teacher at College Park Methodist Kindergarten and Day Care Center in Orlando, FL until 1977.
Is a CETA reading teacher at Bates Junior High School, Anne Arundel County Public Schools in Annapolis, MD until 1978.
Is a teacher at Germantown Elementary School in Annapolis, MD until 1982.
Is a teacher at Harman Elementary School in Annapolis, MD until 1986.
Teaches seventh grade mathematics and ninth grade pre-algebra at Annapolis Junior High School in Annapolis, MD until 1988.
Obtains a master’s in mathematics education from the Univ. of Maryland; Teaches business mathematics at Anne Arundel Community College in Annapolis, MD.
Teaches ninth grade reading and seventh grade study skills at Moscow Junior High School in Moscow, ID until 1995.
Is a support teacher for Education 201 and Education 315 at the University of Idaho in Moscow, ID until 1990.
Develops and team teaches Chemistry 504-01 Chemistry for the Elementary School Teacher at the University of Idaho in Moscow, ID until 1991.
Becomes a member of first cadre National Certified Teachers, National Board of Professional Teaching Standards.
Teaches fifth grade at West Park Elementary School in Moscow, ID until 2001.
Obtains a Doctor of Philosophy in curriculum and instruction from the University of Idaho.
Teaches sixth grade at Russell Elementary School in Moscow, ID until 2006.
Commences her retirement.