Institutes

Thank you to all of the 2018 SPARK Institute attendees! We had a wonderful group of educators come to San Diego this summer to participate in hands-on professional development experiences. We’re working to set up the 2019 Institute dates – stay tuned!

Learning, Leadership & Laughter in San Diego!

Can’t bring SPARK to you? Come to SPARK!

Each summer, SPARK conducts 2 day “Institutes” for each program in beautiful San Diego that are similar to the SPARK Premium Program -- yet offer an even richer, in-depth SPARK experience.

Top program presenters and authors lead the interactive sessions, a professional family is created, a terrific time is had by all, and attendees leave inspired and motivated to take their programs to the next level.

Registration Includes:
  • Two fun and fantastic days with SPARK's top presenters
  • Delicious breakfast, lunch, and refreshments each day
  • Complete handout packet and supplementary materials
  • Institute t-shirt and great raffle prizes
  • Hosted evening social
  • Eligible for one unit of credit from San Diego State University
  • SPARK Certification Award (upon completion of program)
  • Free lifetime follow-up support from SPARK
  • Free SPARK monthly e-newsletter
  • Free monthly webinar series
  • Social media opportunities
  • 10% off Sportime equipment* *Discount good for one equipment order placed with SPARK

Space is limited to the first 40 registrants!

Registration is closed for the 2018 SPARK Institutes. Please check back for the 2019 Institute dates.

Cost, Details, and How to Register:

Register early and save money!

The Early Registration deadline is May 12, 2018.

Registration deadlines: 2 weeks prior to each Institute (see Institute dates above)

Note: These deadlines are listed on each individual program page.

Notes:

  • SPARK institutes are not “Train the Trainer” programs. Completing both Institute days earns the title “SPARK Certified Instructor," which is different than a "SPARK Certified Trainer." A Trainer is licensed to conduct SPARK workshops for colleagues in their school, district or community. If you ARE interested in becoming a SPARK Certified Trainer, there is a program for that. Contact SPARK for more information on their TT model.
  • To ensure the rights and privacy of our attendees, no photography or videotaping is allowed during SPARK Institute sessions.

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