SPARC 2015 process begins October 1, 2014
SPARCs are due by 5:00 p.m., March 2, 2015
SPARC IS an annual, voluntary, continuous-improvement process for developing a document that identifies key career and college readiness student outcomes achieved through student support team contributions and collaborative work. SPARCs are created and submitted through the SPARC Online Web site—faxed, e-mailed, or paper copies will not be accepted.
SPARC INSTRUCTIONS contain the requirements, operational definitions, student outcome lists, and helpful hints. To view them, click on the Instructions tab in the top navigation bar. Instructions are also posted inside the SPARC Online tool so that you may refer to them while completing each section of your SPARC. You can also find SPARC examples for elementary, middle, and high school by clicking on the Instructions tab above.
SPARC SUBMISSIONS must follow the instructions and requirements as described on this website.
Visit Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about composing and submitting your SPARC.
The SPARC is useful to all grade levels for:
All California K–Adult schools may submit a SPARC to the California Department of Education’s California Career Resource Network for review and recognition.