Phyllis Rumbarger received a Master of Arts from the University of Maryland, a Bachelor of Arts from DePauw University in Indiana and has taken classes with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute through Johns Hopkins University.
Phyllis retired in 2009 after working in the field of human development, assisting people in reaching their individual potential. This included teaching children of U.S. servicemen/women in an overseas setting, developing curriculums and training staff to teach youth with dyslexia, and creating and directing stay-in-school programs for the underserved adolescence living in violent inner cities. Phyllis was successful in developing state-of-the-art curriculums for educators and approaches, which were supported by research, financial resources and accountability. She has been director for “I Have A Dream” Foundation and worked with the Commonwealth Foundation.
Phyllis is a resident at The Village at Rockville and has been a member of the Independent Living Association there since 2017, serving in the roles of president and vice president.