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Wallops Education Center

The Wallops Education Center gives educators the opportunity to access NASA unique content.  Educators such as teachers, home school teachers, college faculty, and scout and after school program leaders have the opportunity to attend professional development workshops at the Education Center. 

Wallops Education about Wallops Education Center


Wallops Island, VA




N 37°56.359′, W 75°27.398′


Patricia Benner

Available Services

Through the NASA Education Centers, NASA provides expertise and facilities to help educators access and utilize science, mathematics and technology instructional products aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and appropriate state frameworks.

Materials are designed to supplement the K – University curriculum.  Limited printed materials are available upon request, although all NASA publications can be accessed online at Resources available include: educator guides, lesson plans/activities, multimedia resources, and lithographs.

Education Centers do not have materials to distribute such as pencils, pens, caps, T-shirts, etc.


The Education Center is attached to the Wallops Visitor Center. The Visitor Center is located on Route 175, six miles east of US-13 and five miles west of Chincoteague Island, Virginia. It is a 60-minute drive south from Salisbury and Ocean City, Maryland, and a 90-minute drive north from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. Since the Visitor Center has no physical address, you might find it easier to locate us using the GPS coordinates below and/or driving directions found on the Visitor Center webpage.


N 37°56.359′
W 75°27.398′