Our January Coach of the Month is . . . Coach Brittany!
Coach Brittany is a third-year program coordinator in Denver, CO who fully embraces the mission and values of Playworks. Coach Brittany has made a huge impact on her Playworks community this month by taking the work she does at her school to create an inclusive environment for all students and staff. She even developed a training to help her fellow Playworks coaches and staff infuse inclusive practices into everything they do!
During January, Coach Brittany worked with a group of teachers at her school that supports the needs of students with autism. This group, which consists of three teachers, are the Autism Team. Coach Brittany collaborated with the Autism Team at her school to create an inclusive environment in her Junior Coach program. Coach Brittany has developed new curriculum with teachers to best support students with autism in all of her programs, but especially with her Junior Coaches. In addition to creating an inclusive environment within her programs, she also worked with the Autism Team to develop a training for the rest of the program coordinators and office staff in Colorado.
Brittany is helping us all create an even more inclusive environment for all the schools we serve.
Coach Brittany has shown that through her dedication and desire to create an inclusive environment that she is committed to the Playworks Colorado movement. With her positive attitude, desire to challenge herself, and thoughtful presence, we are confident that she will continue to be an amazing role model for her students and a positive influence for the Playworks community.
Thank you, Coach Brittany, for bringing safe and healthy play to Colorado every day!