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The Denver Gazette

May 9, 2022

Deputy secretary of education visits Aurora ›

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Cindy Marten visited Clyde Miller P-8 on Wednesday to see how emergency relief funds are being used in local districts.  With an eye on mental health efforts, Aurora Public Schools is partnering with Playworks and other fantastic organizations to support our students in Colorado. U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Cindy…

Sentinel Colorado

May 5, 2022

Deputy secretary of education visits Aurora Public Schools with eye on mental health efforts ›

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Cindy Marten and Playworks CEO Elizabeth Cushing joined Playworks Colorado on Wednesday to see our partnership with Aurora Public Schools in action. While the weather forced us inside, the rain didn’t stop Coach Jack from facilitating an engaging recess with games like RoShamBo (Rock Paper Scissors) Rockstar and RoShamBo Evolution.

soccer ball on field
soccer ball on field

Denver7 News

April 1, 2022

Colorado students, schools reflect on year of Playworks amid pandemic ›

All year, schools have been trying to rise to the challenge of transitioning students back into interacting with their peers. Many of these schools turned to Playworks Colorado to help students ease pandemic trauma through play.

group of adults assembling kits
group of adults assembling kits

February 2, 2022

Partner with Playworks – Teacher Appreciation Kits ›

Playworks strives to engage with corporate partners and their employees as they play with purpose and experience the importance of our mission – as safe, healthy play and connectivity to our communities proves to be as important as ever – for youth and adults.  This opportunity is a fun and tactile way to engage corporate…

screenshot of recess video
screenshot of recess video

Aurora Public Schools Teams up With Non-profit to Strengthen Kiddos Social & Emotional Skills

November 29, 2021

Partnership with Aurora Public Schools to Strengthen SEL Skills ›

The browser you are using does not have support for iframes. Please upgrade to the latest version to see this content. Aurora Public Schools is partnering with Playworks to increase opportunities for kids to gain critical social and emotional skills through play. This new support is available to elementary school students at 32 elementary schools…

screenshot of video with several faces
screenshot of video with several faces

August 18, 2021

Playworks at Aurora Public Schools ›

Considering Playworks as an APS educator? Read more! Playworks Colorado is excited to have the opportunity to partner with Aurora Public Schools in the 2021-2021 school year. We will work together to build on your schools existing assets to increase students social emotional skills and create safe, inclusive opportunities for play for every kid. Welcome…

Coach Myranda Day in the Life Schedule
Coach Myranda Day in the Life Schedule

April 30, 2021

A Day in the Life of a Playworks Coach ›

Here at Playworks, our coaches work directly with our partner schools to ensure that every kid has access to safe and healthy play. Their busy days are filled with Class Game Time, Recess, and other components to our programming. Below is an example schedule from Playworks Colorado’s own Coach Myranda to highlight the work our…

April 30, 2021

Denver Broncos Bradley Chubb Visits 5th Grade Students ›

5th Grade classes at Village East Elementary School, a Playworks Colorado and Denver Broncos partner school, were joined by Denver Broncos Linebacker Bradley Chubb earlier this week. Students and teachers who can see the end of this school year were excited to have the virtual visit from Brandley Chubb to celebrate their success after a…

March 3, 2021

6 Feet Apart and Persisting Through the Power of Play: The Coach Perspective of In-Person Programming ›

At Playworks, we commit to providing safe and healthy play to every kid. This year has called on us to be especially dynamic as we and our partner schools navigate the ever-changing environment of the pandemic. Right now, many of our schools are able to welcome students back into their doors in limited capacity using…