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Jessica Taylor is a Physical Scientist in the Atmospheric Composition Branch at NASA Langley Research Center. She serves as Lead for the Science Education team in the Science Directorate. This team engages teachers, students, and the public in authentic NASA science experiences. Jessica oversees the GLOBE at Langley and My NASA Data programs. She is also a GLOBE Master Trainer in Atmosphere and is the GLOBE Education Working group Chair.
Jessica serves as Langley’s representative for NASA’s Women in STEM Working Group. She also offers a Training to employees, Becoming a More Effective STEM Role Model.
She recently received the 2018 Women of Color in STEM award for Educational Leadership - Corporate Promotion of Education. This award was in recognition for her work with GLOBE and her work promoting training for STEM Professionals to become more effective role models for youth, particularly girls.
Jessica received degrees in Meteorology, Finance, and Science Education for Florida State University. Prior to joining NASA, Jessica worked at the College of William and Mary’s STEM Education Alliance and served as Director for School Improvement at the Florida Department of Education.
Taylor, Jessica (2018) Elementary GLOBE Combining Literacy and Science Practices, The Earth Scientist, Volume XXXIV, Issue 1 Winter 2018, pages 6-9.
Beckett, M., Borman, G., Capizzano, J., Parsley, D., Ross, S., Schirm, A., and Taylor, J. (2009). Structuring out-of-school time to improve student academic achievement: A practice guide. (NCEE #2009-012). Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sci¬ences, U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved from http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/publications/practiceguides.
Introduction to Meteorology Lab Manual. (2003). Florida State University.
EXPLORES! Curriculum CD. (2002). Florida State University.