Site Available for SPARC 2014 Process beginning October 1, 2013
The SPARC is a document that identifies key career and college readiness student outcomes achieved through student support team contributions and collaborative work. SPARC is an annual voluntary, continuous improvement process that more than 500 California schools have utilized since 2001.
All grade levels—elementary, middle, high, and adult—find the SPARC useful for:
All California K-Adult schools may submit a SPARC to the California Department of Education’s (CDE) California Career Resource Network (CalCRN) for review and certificate recognition. All SPARC submissions must follow the directions and requirements as described on this website.
The SPARC 2014 will be created and submitted through SPARC Online. The SPARC process begins October 1, 2013, and SPARCs MUST be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on March 3, 2014. Faxed, e-mailed, or hard copies will not be accepted.
Instructions for completing your SPARC are available inside SPARC Online. To assist your team’s preparation, you may also download the SPARC Instructions [PDF].
To look at examples of 2013 SPARCs, select the SPARC Schools link above.
Select the Manage SPARCs link above to begin creating your SPARC.