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At eSpark Learning, we have developed the first iPad-specific personalized learning system. We streamline the best apps, great educational practices and data collection into one K-8 platform. We aim to empower teachers to transform their classrooms with technology. We’re growing our team and impact, and hope to meet you soon!
HQChicago, US
Employee Ratings3.7

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Employees (est.) (May 2020)44(-2%)
Job Openings9

Key People/Management at eSpark

David Vinca

David Vinca

Founder & CEO
Luke Shepard

Luke Shepard

Mary Gurley

Mary Gurley

Student Learning Innovation Specialist
Kirat Doshi

Kirat Doshi

Director, Partnership Delivery
Maren McMullen

Maren McMullen

Senior Curriculum Innovation Specialist
Colleen Loftus

Colleen Loftus

School Partnership Manager
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eSpark Office Locations

eSpark has offices in Chicago and San Francisco
Chicago, US (HQ)
223 W Erie St #3NW
San Francisco, US
22 Rausch St #1, San Francisco
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eSpark Financials and Metrics

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eSpark total Funding

$5.7 m

Time since last funding

5 years ago

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eSpark News and Updates

Rural District Achieves Unprecedented Academic Growth with Personalized Learning and iPads

MIFFLINTOWN, Pa., June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, students at Juniata County School District grew an impressive average of five percentile points on the NWEA MAP, a nationally-normed assessment on which the typical US student is not expected to see percentile gains over any given...

eSpark Blogs

7 Engaging Resources for Covering Third Grade Reading Standards

In third grade, most students are developing a relationship with reading that will impact them for the rest of their lives. Specialists at the National Conference of State Legislatures have found that “students not reading proficiently at the end of third grade are four times more likel…

How I Differentiate Learning for 27 Students

Kerry Ellis Kerry Ellis is a kindergarten teacher at Round Lake Area CUSD in Illinois. She has been using eSpark with her kindergarten classrooms since 2016.

Student Writing Spotlight: Rio School District

This month we’re honored to highlight an exceptional student writing example from Michaela W., 6th grader at Rio Del Sol. Rio Del Sol is a K-8 S.T.E.A.M. school in Rio School District in California. Michaela and her peers have been using Frontier to increase confidence and competency in…

eSpark Teacher-Leaders Share Their Best Launch Tips

Your school just partnered with eSpark and you’ve attended your first PD session. Now what? Take your eSpark implementation to the next level with these tips from teacher-leaders at districts across the country. Happy eSparking!

Retaining New Teachers: 3 Supports That Actually Work

As an undergraduate student going into my fourth year of an education program, I’m part of a cohort of around 60 soon-to-be teachers who are ready to take on the world. We have been taught about teacher bias and pedagogy; technology, math and science; reading and writing and classroom ma…

5 Ways to Fix Your District’s Writing Mindset

This blog post has been adapted from the content shared during the webinar 5 Ways to Fix Your District’s Writing Mindset. Only 9% of ELA middle school lessons include opportunities for extended writing. Consequently, just 24% of 8th graders are able to write at a proficient level. To i…
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eSpark Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was eSpark founded?

    eSpark was founded in 2010.

  • Who are eSpark key executives?

    eSpark's key executives are David Vinca, Luke Shepard and Mary Gurley.

  • How many employees does eSpark have?

    eSpark has 44 employees.

  • Who are eSpark competitors?

    Competitors of eSpark include Zee Learn, ClassLink and Education.com.

  • Where is eSpark headquarters?

    eSpark headquarters is located at 223 W Erie St #3NW, Chicago.

  • Where are eSpark offices?

    eSpark has offices in Chicago and San Francisco.

  • How many offices does eSpark have?

    eSpark has 2 offices.