Yvonne earned her B.S. in English and Business Education from the University of the District of Columbia and an M.S. in Psychology from Virginia State University. She retired from the Department of Corrections Academy for Staff Development as a Senior Program Coordinator and Trainer. She also worked for the former Department of Correctional Education as an English and GED instructor. In her free time, Yvonne likes to write, read, travel, and listen to music. She looks forward to working with young people and helping them to achieve their dream of higher education.