SPARK is proud to offer a wide selection of on-site and online teacher training programs and topics to meet the professional development needs of your school, district, or agency.
SPARK has the BEST presenters ready to lead the most effective and enjoyable professional growth day ever! Presenters include past SHAPE America Teachers of the Year, SPARK trainers and program authors, and product experts.
SPARK makes professional development for teachers as easy as 1, 2, 3!
Would you like to host a SPARK teacher workshop or attend a SPARK Institute? SPARK offers a menu of evidence-based physical education/activity and wellness programs that have been proven to maximize student outcomes such as: MVPA, fitness, motor and sport skills, enjoyment, activity levels away from school, and academic achievement! And, the positive effects of SPARK sustain.
For more information on each program, click the link below:
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. To learn more about the SPARK Institutes in San Diego, Click Here.
When you complete SPARK Premium Program training, you become eligible to earn a graduate level professional development credit from San Diego State University! Click Here to learn more.
How about bringing a SHAPE America Teacher of the Year (TOY) to your conference, district training, or special event? Or perhaps you’re interested in professional development on a particular topic? Choose from any of these great sessions:
Complete training anywhere, anytime! SPARKecademy.org provides access to free recorded SPARK webinars & tutorials, and enables you to track all of your professional development hours earned at SPARK presentations in one place!
Plus, you can purchase online training modules in the SPARK research-based K-12 physical education, After School, and Early Childhood programs and earn a graduate level unit of credit. Click Here to get started with your free account.
New! You can combine SPARK onsite training with online training in order to complete a SPARK Premium Program. After you complete a Standard (1 day) workshop, complete the final 10 modules on SPARKecademy.org in the same grade level program to complete SPARK Premium Program training.
Click here to learn more about the graduate level unit of credit available through San Diego State University. The graduate level unit of credit only applies to SPARK Programs, not Specialty Workshops.
Whether you choose a SPARK program, a Specialty Workshop, or online training, your presentation will include FREE: