Explore Flight: Gliders
Tuesday 11/10/2020
4:30 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative at
Texas State University is providing a 1-hour webinar.
     Airplanes of the future may look vastly different from those of today. NASA is developing innovative technology solutions for a new generation of safe, environmentally compatible, and highly productive aircraft. Explore flight with a look at NASA gliders. The scientific, technological, engineering, and mathematical foundations of aeronautics provide exciting classroom opportunities for authentic hands-on, minds-on experimentation, prediction, data collection and interpretation, teamwork, and problem solving. Attendees will have access to NASA resources to implement into their classrooms

LaTina Taylor is a NASA Education Specialist with NASA EPDC at Texas State University and is deeply committed to providing STEM Education to students and families in urban communities. A native of Chicago, Illinois, LaTina has over 24 years of experience in education with the Chicago Public Schools and is a National Board Certified Teacher with a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership. During her tenure with CPS LaTina has received several grant awards (i.e. iPads, 3D printers, and LEGO Robotics) for students at the schools she has serviced.

Ms. Taylor has worked in STEM Education in various capacities - as a STEM Technology Specialist, STEM professional developer, and Program Director with the Chicago Pre-College Science & Engineering Program (ChiS&E). She has designed and implemented STEM curriculum (K-12), trained families on STEM and innovative technology tools, and provided professional development to teachers on effective research-based STEM integration pedagogy into their curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

LaTina has also been a presenter at numerous science, math, and technology conferences at the local, state, and national levels.