About Playworks Arizona

All kids deserve the social, emotional, and physical benefits of play. We help schools and youth programs create healthy play environments where every child can join in.

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Founded in 1996, Playworks expanded to Arizona in 2011. Playworks Arizona serves primarily low-income schools through our year-round, on-site support services. We’re also reaching thousands more students across Arizona through professional development workshops for schools and youth organizations.

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May 9, 2022

Megan Lail ›

Megan Lail is the Administration and Operations Manager for Playworks Arizona. She holds a Master of Teaching degree from the University of Virginia and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from North Carolina State University. With a dual certification in teaching…

July 28, 2022

Kerryann Tomlinson ›

Kerryann Tomlinson (she/her) is the Vice President for Field Operations, supporting a multi-region HUB including Arizona, Colorado, PacNW and Utah. In 2018, she joined Playworks as Executive Director for the Arizona region. In 2020, Kerryann transitioned into the VP role…

August 26, 2022

Briana Zive ›

Bri has come to Playworks with a great passion to bring safe and healthy play to every school. With a degree in Parks and Recreation Management, 9+ years experience of creating joyous summer camps and after school programs, she is…

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