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Rebecca J. Watrous

museum educator

Rebecca J. Watrous, museum educator. Member Capital District Council for Social Studies, Collaborative of Albany Area Cultural Educators (founder).

Background

Watrous, Rebecca J. was born on January 3, 1950 in Schenectady, New York, United States. Daughter of John Bradford and Aria Marie (Schwartz) Watrous.

Education

Bachelor in History, St. Lawrence University, 1971. Master of Arts in History Museum Studies, Cooperstown Graduate Program, 1981.

Career

Exhibits coordinator, education assistant Schenectady Museum, 1976-1977. Education coordinator Schenectady County History Society, 1978-1979. Education director Historic Cherry Hill, Albany, New York, since 1981.

Selected to develop Albany Experience pilot program, Governor's Mansion, Albany, 1985.

Membership

Member Capital District Council for Social Studies, Collaborative of Albany Area Cultural Educators (founder).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, gardening, home renovation.

Connections

Married Mark R. Weinheimer, May 14, 1983.

father:
John Bradford Watrous

mother:
Aria Marie (Schwartz) Watrous

spouse:
Mark R. Weinheimer