Kennedy Biographies

Damon Talley
Digital Learning Network Coordinator
Oklahoma State University

Damon Talley is the Digital Learning Network Coordinator at NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center. The Digital Learning Network is an agency-wide education program delivering content from all 10 NASA field centers.

In this capacity, Mr. Talley is responsible for the development, delivery, and production of all live interactive videoconferences at KSC’s DLN. KSC’s DLN connects K-12 students & educators, higher education, and informal education audiences with NASA scientists, engineers, and education specialists through interactive technology.

Born in Titusville, Florida, Mr. Talley grew up on the space coast and has seen most NASA launches since 1972. He attended the University of Central Florida and received a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics Education. He recently earned a Master of Science from Oklahoma State University in Natural and Applied Science with an Aviation and Space option.

Prior to joining NASA’s Digital Learning Network Mr. Talley worked as an Education Specialist at KSC’s Educator Resource Center. Mr. Talley has also taught high school and middle school mathematics. Mr. Talley maintains his State of Florida Professional Teaching Certificate.

Mr. Talley is a member of United States Distance Learning Association and The International Society for Technology in Education.

Damon lives in Viera, Florida with his wife and two daughters.

September 2008