SUPPORTING PARTNERSHIPS TO ASSURE READY KIDS™ (SPARK) is a family-focused school readiness program. SPARK works with families to help get their children ready for kindergarten by building reading, language and social skills, and seeks to create a seamless transition into school for preschool-age children.
SPARK has helped more than 5,300 Ohio families prepare their preschool-aged children for school.
SPARK parent partners conduct monthly lessons and activities with families of preschool-aged children. The structured lesson plans and activities SPARK offers are aligned with the Ohio Department of Education's Early Learning and Development Standards