How to join the Spark Ambassador program

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We are excited to have you sign up as a Cisco Spark Ambassador! You are a few steps away from becoming an “Official Accredited Spark Ambassador.” Simply complete the video training requirements listed below, then the Ambassadors Check-off application in the site and you’ll join an amazing global team of Spark members.

Upon completion of the training, you’ll get the coveted Spark Swag kit which includes Spark socks, stickers, the Spark Ambassador Certificate, access to the Official In-app Spark Ambassador Space, and special event invites reserved to only for Spark Ambassadors.

Cisco Spark Swag Associate

Cisco Spark Swag Professional

Spark stickers (5 qty) Spark stickers (5 qty)
Spark socks (2 qty – of any design) Spark socks (4 qty – 1 of each design)
 Spark Ambassador Shirt Spark Dev Shirt
Spark Ambassador Shirt
Spark Hoodie

If you have any issues with training, web access, directory or swag, please join and post it to the Support Space: https://eurl.io/#rJIevDOeW or email support at support@activateciscospark.com

We look forward to having you on board and hope you’ll tell your colleagues about this program as well!


Associate Accreditation (Non-Developer)

This track is for Cisco and Partners that are not developers but want to learn more about Cisco Spark.   Note: For customers and other Cisco BU’s (not in CCTG/CVTG), you can skip step #2 and #3.

1) Sign up here first.
Application Form

2)  Upon filling out the form, check and read your email.  There is one task that you have to complete in the email.

3) For Cisco Employees and Cisco Partners Only (Customers/ISV’s may skip this): Cisco Spark Exam (Time: 3 hours. Note: This is the same SAAS training for EPE)
Complete all 6 modules and take the COLT exam.
 http://cs.co/sparkcertification

3) For Cisco Employees and Cisco Partners Only (Customers/ISV’s may skip this): Watch and complete the Cisco Spark Ambassador Demo Master Training recordings: (Time: 1 hour)
https://cisco.box.com/v/sparkdemomasters
-Mandatory Video: Demo Re-delivery Training Video.boxnote
-Optional Videos: Cisco Spark Room OS, APIs and BOTs, Admin & User Portals, Cisco Spark Call Service, Message & Meet

For Partner access to videos, email: ambassador@external.cisco.com (Only work email addresses will be accepted.)
-Please include your CCOID and the email of the Cisco employee with whom you work most frequently.
-Access Issues: If you are unable to find content please verify your entitlement. If you find you are not entitled correctly please follow the instructions here: Associate Cisco ID to Company.pdf

4) Upon completion, please fill out this form:
Ambassador Check-off Form

You’re done! Please allow 6-8 weeks for your directory update and swag kit to arrive.


Professional Accreditation (Developer)

This track is for people that is currently a developer or have a developer background or is an Associate wanting to become a Professional. If you are a developer, please complete the Associate accreditation (see above) and show us your Spark bot.  Then fill out the Ambassador Check-off Form.

For Associates wanting to become a Professional, follow these steps below:

1) Complete the Associate accreditation as detailed above.

2) Complete all Cisco Spark modules for one of the DevNet learning tracks below. We highly encourage for you to do both tracks if you can, and even all the modules that aren’t on the list!

  • BASIC: Cloud Collaboration for ITPros (Python):
    • This track is for ITPro’s that can code a bit, love Spark, and can install and automate devices.  It’s about doing ChatOps and maybe even creating a bot.
      • Module “The Business Value of Cloud Collaboration APIs”
      • Module “Cisco Spark Extensibility and Security”
      • Module “Automating Cisco Spark”
      • Module “Cloud Integration Services”
      • Module “Creating Cisco Spark Bots”
    • https://learninglabs.cisco.com/tracks/devnet-express-cloud-collab-it-pro
  • ADVANCED: Cloud Collaboration for Software Developers (JavaScript):
    • The Cloud Collab track (JavaScript) is for people that know how to code in any language and want to discover quickly what they can build with the APIs. This is where you can learn to build awesome bots and apps.
      • Module “Cisco Spark API”
      • Module “Cisco Spark Apps”
      • Module “Cloud Integration Services”
    • https://learninglabs.cisco.com/tracks/collab-cloud

When done, go to your DevNet profile, https://devnet.cisco.com/profile, take a snapshot of your achievements and submit it.



3) Create a Spark Bot that you can demo to your customer and send us the bot name on the form so we can test it. Bot submission details are here: Professional Track: Bot Submission

4) Upon completion, fill out this form: Ambassador Check-off Form

You’re done! Please allow 6-8 weeks for your directory update and swag kit to arrive.