Sheila Talamo coordinates a variety of NIET support and training services provided to district and school partners. She also oversees the Louisiana BOLD federal grant partnerships.
Prior to her work at NIET, Sheila served as the executive director of Louisiana TAP, Louisiana Department of Education assistant superintendent for the Office of Quality Educators, director of the Division of Teacher Certification and Preparation, and the director of the Louisiana Center for Educational Technology.
She has over 40 years of experience in K-12 education, including her career as a secondary mathematics and computer science teacher, high school principal, and state mathematics coordinator for the Louisiana Systemic Initiatives Program. Sheila received a Bachelor of Science in mathematics education from Louisiana State University and a master's degree in supervision and administration from Nicholls State University.