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SparkNC is a transformative new initiative that will accelerate learner progress along pathways to careers in high-tech fields like artificial intelligence and machine learning, software development, computer systems engineering, and cybersecurity.

SparkNC in the News


SparkNC To Ignite Pathways To High Tech Employment

Incubated by The Innovation Project with support from the North Carolina legislature, SparkNC is a cooperative of 17 North Carolina school districts that will advance career  ...

July 12th, 2022


The Innovation Project Launches SparkNC, Creating New Pathways to Expand Access to High-Tech Careers for North Carolina Students

The Innovation Project launches SparkNC, creating new pathways to expand access to high-tech careers for North Carolina students ...

June 29th, 2022


Students design innovative approaches to increase high-tech career opportunities

As of December 2021, North Carolina had approximately 45,000 tech openings, which was up 52.9% from the previous year...

April 28th, 2022

Press Release

The Innovation Project Launches SparkNC

On Wednesday, June 29, TIP announced the launch of SparkNC. This transformative initiative will meet student needs for reengagement, connection, purpose, choice and ...

June 29th, 2022

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