Your visit last week will help West Virginian’s effected by the flooding

Thank you to all who visited Spark! Imagination and Science Center last week. As pledged, Spark! is donating all general admission funds received June 25 through July 2, 2016 to help West Virginia flood victims. We will be sending a check of $235.00 to West Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster.


Spark! Imagination and Science Center inspires people of all ages to explore science and the arts through hands-on exhibits and programs that spark a lifelong love of learning.

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Education Coordinator Position Available

Spark! Imagination and Science Center is seeking a part-time, salaried Education Coordinator. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Education Coordinator will be responsible for the development and implementation of hands-on, interactive educational programs for students, families and life-long learners.

Duties Include:

Implementing outreach and field trip programs

Developing/Implementing/overseeing on-site education programs such as maker’s programs and the Hands-on Science Area

Marketing the outreach and field trip programs

Scheduling education programs

Maintaining program records regarding budget, supplies, attendance, evaluations

The Education Coordinator will work approximately 20 hours per week. Hours will be flexible, but will include many Saturdays and some evenings. This position requires driving in a personal vehicle, mileage will be reimbursed. The salary will start at $18,000-$22,000 depending on experience.

A bachelor’s degree is required. An M.A. in Education, Museum Studies, Public History, and other related fields or 3 years of museum experience is preferred.

Cover letter, resume and three references should be emailed to Julie at by July 15, 2016.