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biology educator

David Eugene Youker, American biology educator. Named Academy Year, National Science Foundation, 1963-1964. Member National Education Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Association Biology Teachers, American Institute of Biological Sciences, Illinois Junior College Biology Teachers Association, Beta Beta Beta.

Background

Youker, David Eugene was born on July 4, 1938 in Marshalltown, Iowa, United States. Son of Elroy J. and Ruby G. (Rank) Youker.

Education

AS, Marshalltown Community College, 1958. Bachelor, University Northern Iowa, 1960. Master of Arts, University Northern Iowa, 1964.

Career

Teacher (junior high school, high school) Hubbard (Iowa) Community School District, 1960-1963. Biology, chemistry teacher (high school) Freeport (Illinois) Community School District, 1964-1966. Professor University Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, summers 1963-1968, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, fall 1972, Sauk Valley Community College, Dixon, Illinois, since 1966.

Instructor National Science Foundation Rock River Ecological Project, Northern Illinois University, 1972.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (laboratory manuals) Principles of Biology, Introduction to Botany, since 1978, (insect identification manual) A Beginner's Guide to the Common Insects, since 1967.

Membership

Member National Education Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Association Biology Teachers, American Institute of Biological Sciences, Illinois Junior College Biology Teachers Association, Beta Beta Beta.

Connections

Married Judith Ann Reece, July 17, 1959 (divorced November 1991). Children: Jody Ann Miller, Jayna Youker Keller. Married Carol Elaine Woessner.

father:
Elroy J. Youker

mother:
Ruby G. (Rank) Youker

spouses:
Judith Ann Reece

Carol Elaine Woessner.

children:
Jody Ann Miller Youker

Jayna Youker Keller Youker