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science educator , author

Jean Brock Diener, American science educator, author. Recipient Educator award Science Teachers of Missouri, 1976. Member National Science Teachers Association (life, Career Education in Science award 1979), National Association Biology Teachers, Wilderness Society (life), Nature Conservancy, Kappa Delta Pi.

Background

Diener, Jean Brock was born on August 8, 1925 in St. Louis. Daughter of William Jean Harris and Edith Emma (Tacke) Brock.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, 1947; Master of Arts in Education, Washington University, 1959.

Career

Analytical chemist, Bluline Chemical Company, St. Louis, 1947-1950; laboratory assistant, Prestite Engineering Company, St. Louis, 1950-1952; research chemist, Olin Industries, East Alton, Illinois, 1952-1958; teacher science, Normandy Junior H.S., St. Louis, 1959-1965; teacher science, Clayton (Missouri) H.S., 1965-1987; teacher biology, Mark Twain Summer Institute for Gifted Students, Clayton, 1959-1966; project coordinator biotechnology education project, Mathematics and Science Education Center, St. Louis, 1987-1990; retired, 1990.

Membership

Member National Science Teachers Association (life, Career Education in Science award 1979), National Association Biology Teachers, Wilderness Society (life), Nature Conservancy, Kappa Delta Pi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: birding, gardening, photography, learning.

Connections

Married Roy M. Diener, June 26, 1973.

father:
William Jean Harris Brock

mother:
Edith Emma (Tacke) Brock

spouse:
Roy M. Diener