Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Reynold H. and Lillian Peterson.
Receives teaching certification in the state of Idaho and begins teaching at various public schools in Idaho.
Receives teaching certification in the state of Oregon.
Begins teaching at various public schools in Portland, Oregon.
Receives a Bachelor of Science from the University of Oregon.
Receives a Master of Science from the University of Oregon.
Becomes director of teacher education at Northwest Nazarene College in Nampa, Idaho.
Becomes the Idaho State president of the Municipal League Auxiliary.
Becomes a school administrator for Portland Public Schools.
Receives a Doctor of Education from the University of Oregon.
Serves as president of the Portland Association of Public School Administrators.
Becomes a fellow of the Charles Kettering Foundation. He also receives a fellowship for six more years.
Authors and designs teacher education degree curriculum for George Fox University.
Becomes director of teacher education and research at George Fox University teacher education program in Newberg, Oregon.
Receives the Golden Gift Award.
Becomes the Oregon State president of Delta Kappa Gamma.
Becomes a professor at Asia Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary in Manila, Philippians.
Is named an Honored Teacher of Oklahoma and a professor at Southern Nazarene University.
Serves as an adjunct professor at Warner Pacific College and Portland State University in Portland, Oregon.
Authors “Expect Parent Joy.”