Jessica Taylor is a Physical Scientist at NASA's Langley Research Center. She serves as Lead trainer for the GLOBE Atmosphere Training Center of Excellence and is the Education and Public Outreach lead for the CALIPSO mission. Jessica serves Chair for the GLOBE Education Working Group.
Jessica's participation in GLOBE began in 2001 at Florida State University where she took regular atmosphere measurements and trained teachers through their Partnership. Now at NASA, Jessica coordinates GLOBE Workshops as integrated outreach efforts for several NASA Missions including CALIPSO, DISCOVER-AQ, SEAC4RS, and SAGE III on ISS. She recently served on several GLOBE committees including: GLOBE Atmosphere Refresh Panel, GLOBE Virtual Training Committee, and Student Climate Research Campaign Phase 2 Advisory Committee. She participated in the GLOBE/NGSS collaborations and the GLOBE Annual 2013 Meeting Planning Committee.
Jessica has worked in various formal and informal science education programs including: EXPLORES!, a satellite education program; REALM, a science outreach program for middle school girls; the Challenger Learning Center; and most recently as a curriculum developer and professional development lead for the College of William and Mary's STEM Education Alliance. She has also taught Introduction to Meteorology and Teaching Earth and Space Science at Florida State University. Jessica also has experience with federal and state educational policy as Program Director for the Florida Department of Education, working with Title I programs, after school services, and parental involvement.
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