Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Jo Spark

Master Teacher of Blended Learning and Innovation
Alta Vista Elementary
Transformation Waco
Waco Independent School District

Jo Spark is the Master Teacher of Blended Learning and Innovation at Alta Vista Elementary in Waco, Texas. She is responsible for teaching Enrichment classes for grades two through five and Power Hour classes for kindergarten through fifth grade addressing the development and application of critical thinking skills. As part of her responsibilities, she collaborates with teachers on the development and initiation of Problem Based Learning experiences and is the campus coordinator for UIL and the Gifted and Talented Program. Among her many district and campus involvements, she serves on her campus Leadership Team and the Quality District Advisory Committee. Mrs. Spark has been named a Teach Plus Fellow, a Microsoft Innovative Educator and an Educator in Residence for The Henry Ford. She holds a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Texas at Arlington