Tricia Edwards is the Head of Education for the Lemelson Center. She develops the conceptual framework for the Center’s educational programs and activities, including Spark!Lab, a hands-on invention lab, and develops related instructional materials and evaluation instruments. She is currently working to broaden Spark!Lab’s impact beyond the National Mall, working with partner institutions across the country to integrate Spark!Lab activities into their programs. Most recently, she oversaw the installation of a Spark!Lab at the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum in Reno, NV, and managed a temporary Spark!Lab installation in Kyiv, Ukraine. She also serves as the interpretive planner for the Lemelson Center’s upcoming Places of Invention exhibition.