SPARK in New York

New York educators love SPARK! SPARK has a long history of working with New York school districts, and has partnered with over (20) Carol M. White PEP Grant recipients in New York. Recent partners include Lewiston-Porter Central SD (PEP 2014), Olean City SD (PEP 2014), North Tonawanda City SD (PEP 2013), Adelphi University/Freeport Union Free SD (PEP 2013), The Renaissance Charter School (PEP 2013), Portville Central SD (PEP 2012), and Rotterdam-Mohonasen Central SD (PEP 2011).

SPARK provides evidence-based Physical Education, Classroom Activity, After School, Early Childhood, and Coordinated School Health programs to teachers and recreation leaders serving Pre-K through 12th grade students.

Since 1989, SPARK has provided curriculum, training, and consultation to over 100,000 teachers and youth leaders, representing many thousands of schools, organizations, and agencies worldwide.

  • SPARK is the only program that has a clearly defined Scope and Sequence ranging from Pre-K through 12th grade. Click Here to view SPARK Scope and Sequence.
  • SPARK components are aligned to both National Standards and the New York Physical Education Learning Standards. Click Here to view alignment.
  • SPARK’s extensive array of assessment tools help New York Physical Educators assess student progress and demonstrate their learning of the New York Standards. Click Here to view SPARK Assessment Tools.
  • SPARK WORKS. Over 45 publications demonstrate significant outcomes on students and teachers- including academic achievement and increased moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA)  (Click here for a list of publications)
Contact our NY Program Consultant, Barbara Stewart, at (202) 579-4929 or barbara.stewart@sparkpe.org for more details on how to SPARK up your program!