SPARKS - 2nd annual Conference

  • Friday, February 23, 2018
  • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • ASU Downtown Campus - Student Center at the Post Office


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:

Thank for registering for the SPARKS Conference. We look forward to networking and sparking new connections.
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SPARKS is a one-day student planned professional development conference in partnership with the Arizona State University Parks and Recreation Student Association (PRSA), and the Arizona Parks and Recreation Association. 

SPARKS is a great opportunity to bring students, young professionals and professionals together and learn through speakers, educational sessions, networking, and socials. This event seeks to “SPARK” interests, ideas, and connections among students and professionals in parks and recreation. 

SPARKS provides an opportunity to connect and engage with current dedicated students, i.e. potential volunteers, interns, and staff that are already demonstrating a commitment to their future profession. It allows students to learn from experienced professionals and explore opportunities in their area of interest as well as in areas they may be less familiar with. Students will find out what networking is all about and how to best utilize their time and resources during their SPARKS experience.

Professionals will be paired with a few students to interact and network throughout the day. 

Click here for more details on SPARKS

Opening Keynote

Angela HugheyCo-founder and President of ONE Community Media, LLC 

Additional Highlights

• Participate in dynamic educational sessions including Strengths Based Leadership, Defining Your Mission, and Tick-Tock: Playing Time in Youth Sports.

• Hear guest speakers from organizations such as Ability 360, Arizona Autism Foundation, Arizona Disabled Sports, Feed My Starving Children, Fun Coach, Live Ops, Sprouts Community Foundation, and more!  • Network with professionals, learn from industry pros, and find potential internships and employment opportunities.

Interested in becoming a sponsor for the SPARKS Conference click here for more information.

Up to .3 CEUs can be earned during this conference.

Detailed schedule to be announced

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