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Support Personnel Accountability Report Card

Gives a school site an opportunity to publish a document that identifies key student outcomes achieved through collaborative work and to publicize their plans for continued success.

The Support Personnel Accountability Report Card (SPARC) is a voluntary, continuous improvement process. It provides Student Support Teams with the support of their principal, an opportunity to collaboratively publish a document that identifies key student outcomes as they relate to career and college readiness.

Modeled after the School Accountability Report Card (SARC), the SPARC was initially developed by an advisory group of Los Angeles County counselors, counselor supervisors, counselor educators, and the California Department of Education staff. More than 1,000 SPARCs have been developed and published across seven states since 2001. 

The SPARC can be useful for:

Visit the California Career Center SPARC External link opens in new window or tab. page for information regarding the SPARC process.

For additional information regarding SPARC, contact:

John Merris-Coots, Education Programs Consultant
California Career Resource Network
California Department of Education
Phone: 916-324-8151

Questions:   John Merris-Coots | jmerris@cde.ca.gov | 916-324-8151
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