SPARKS and Ignite programs offer students in Beaverton, Clare, Coleman, Farwell, Gladwin, Harrison and Meridian schools after-school homework help, tutoring, credit recovery, STEM and enrichment activities. These enhance the school-day curriculum and focus on the development of character and leadership, as well as college, career and job readiness. SPARKS also provides students opportunities to participate in community service projects and educational fieldtrips. Summer programming increases opportunities for students to take part in these activities and events.
SPARKS and Ignite programs are made possible by through the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) federal grant program as overseen by the Clare-Gladwin RESD.