Tricia Edwards is the Lemelson Center's Education Specialist. She develops the conceptual framework for school and family programs centered on both historical and contemporary topics related to invention and the creative process, and develops related instructional materials and evaluation instruments.
- Developing and leading teacher training workshops on invention education for both local and national audiences
- Producing programs for students and families, including the award-winning Innovative Lives program
- Managing the Lemelson Center's nationwide video/DVD outreach program, in partnership with the International Technology Education Association
- Evaluating all Lemelson Center programs