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Science educator

Julie Kane Brinkmann, American Science educator.


Brinkmann, Julie Kane was born on November 8, 1953 in Rhinebeck, New York, United States. Daughter of Harry Jerome and Mary Catherine (Shannon) Kane.


Bachelor of Science in Recreation Education, Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, State University of New York, Cortland, 1975; Master of Science, State University of New York, New Paltz, 1980.


Teacher elementary education, Rondout Valley District, Accord, New York, 1978-1986; consultant, New York State Education Department, Albany, since 1986; coordinator, elementary science mentor, New York State Education Department, Albany, since 1986; science specialist, Ulster county Boards of Cooperative Educational Services, New Paltz, since 1986; president, principal, Children and Environment, Ulster Park, New York, since 1989. Member of advisory board National Science Foundation Grant to State Education, Albany, since 1992. Adjunct Professor State University of New York, New Paltz, 1992.

EcoInquiry Dissemination coordinator, Institute Eco-system Studies, Millbrook, New York.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Ocean Habitats, 1992. Editor newsletter Science Tid Bits, 1992.


Recreation therapist Ferncliff Nursing Home, Rhinebeck, 1976-1978. Judge gymnastics, member United States Gymnastic Federation, since 1991, Hudson Valley Board Officials, since 1976. Member Science Teachers Association New York (executive board directors Northeast section since 1991, Outstanding Science Teacher 1986), National Science Supervisor Association, New York State Science Supervisors, Southeastern Science Teachers Association New York State (executive board 1991-1998).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, gardening, animals, nature.


Married Thomas George Brinkmann, May 28, 1988. Children: Ananda Thérese, Jeremy Thomas.

Harry Jerome Kane

Mary Catherine (Shannon) Kane

Thomas George Brinkmann

Jeremy Thomas Brinkmann

Ananda Thérese Brinkmann