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Middle school educator

Janet L. Dunkel, American middle school educator. Certified teacher grades K-12, Iowa. Recipient Woman of Year award Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1977, Governor's Leadership award Iowa Community Betterment, 1989, Iowa Governor's Science award Iowa Alliance, 1990.


Dunkel, Janet L. was born on July 3, 1945 in Independence, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Edward Lester and Lorrayne (Bloom) Lane.


Bachelor in Elementary Education and English, Upper Iowa University, 1967. Master of Arts in Science Education, University Iowa, 1995.


3rd grade teacher Jefferson Elementary School, Charles City, Iowa, 1967-1968, 6th grade teacher, 1971-1993. 2d grade teacher Paul Revere Elementary School, San Francisco, 1968-1970. 8th grade teacher Charles City Middle School, Iowa, since 1993.

Scientific consultant University Iowa, 1988-1996.


  • Certified teacher grades K-12, Iowa.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Association for Education Rural Science Education Teachers Yearbook, 1995. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member National Education Association, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, American Association of University Women (grant named in her honor 1988, chairperson, president Charles City branch 1977-1979), National Science Teachers Association, Iowa Academy of Sciences, Charles City Arts Council (chairperson 1991-1994), Charles City Chamber of Commerce (chairperson education committee 1990-1993, director 1990-1993), Charles City Red Hat Society, Alpha Delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Walking, golf, gourmet cooking, friends.


Married, June 3, 1967. Children: Gayle L., Todd E., Trisha, M.

Edward Lester Lane

Lorrayne (Bloom) Lane

Gayle L. Dunkel

Todd E. Dunkel

Trisha Dunkel

M Dunkel