Membership Benefits

Why Join?

SPARC membership gives you the information and knowledge needed to advance your school's auxiliary programs. Offering ongoing opportunities throughout the year, SPARC empowers you as a leader through professional development, extensive resources, and a vibrant network of peers.

Membership is school-based with unlimited individual members included. All members have access to full benefits including:

 

Programs and Events

  • Reduced rates on attendance at National Conference
  • Reduced rates on attendance at regional events and New Director Intensive
  • Free access to bi-weekly webinars
  • Free access to bi-weekly virtual roundtables

Resources

  • Access to our Document Library, providing auxiliary-related documents and templates
  • Access to research and benchmarking reports specific to auxiliary programs
  • Access to the SPARC Career Center where you can post job openings and search opportunities

Community

  • Access to SPARC Member Discussion Forums, our online community for networking and sharing ideas, questions, and resources
  • Participation in SPARC Mentor Program

 

School Annual Membership Dues

Membership in SPARC is school-based and includes an unlimited number of individual members from within the school. The annual membership begins upon registration and continues for 12 months from that date. Once you have registered your school as a SPARC member, you can add additional colleagues from your school to access full benefits. Schools will typically add Directors of Auxiliary Programs, Directors of Summer and After School Programs, all members of an Auxiliary Department, CFOs, Directors of Operations, and Heads of School.

 

Total School Enrollment (at time of membership)
Annual Membership Fee
 Less than 250 students $495
 251 to 500 students $745
 501 to 750 students $995
 751 to 1,000 students $1,245
 More than 1,000 students $1,495

 

 

See the Value Add Up Through the Year

 Savings per person at National Conference $200
 26 Educational Webinars ($50 each) $1,300
 Reduced rates for New Director Intensive and Regional Events $100
 Value of two Job Postings ($150 each) $300
 Access to mentor Program Priceless
 Access to Document Library and Benchmarking Data Priceless
 Continuous networking among a collaborative community Priceless
 Unlimited individual members at your school Priceless
 TOTAL Over $1,900