Updates

January 14, 2016

Great Story from Coach Jubee ›

As I was walking through the school after recess, a parent walked up to me and asked me if I was the coach. I said yes. She went on to tell me about how Playworks has had a positive impact on her child. She shared that her son sometimes has trouble managing his emotions. But one night she noticed…

August 17, 2015

Playworks Preservice in Indiana ›

The Playworks Georgia team visits Indiana for training and festivities to start the year off right. The Georgia team enjoyed a productive and fun-filled preservice in Indianapolis, Indiana the week of August 3, 2015. The team was joined by staff and coaches from New Orleans and Indianapolis. Playworks believes in the power of play of power to…

April 16, 2015

Playworks Georgia Annual Survey 2014-2015 ›

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July 7, 2014

Playworks Georgia is on the Ground ›

Playworks Georgia now has a home in Midtown Atlanta and has hit the ground running. With senior staff hired and more folks on the way, our newest region is open for business and ready to serve Georgia schools beginning with the new school year. Ellen McCarty, the new executive director, has been on board since May and…

July 2, 2014

Georgia SHAPE Partners with Playworks ›

Continuing in its commitment to improve the health and fitness of Georgia’s young people, Georgia SHAPE today announces a new long-term partnership with Playworks, a national nonprofit organization creating a place free of bullying for every kid on the playground. Playworks, with its innovative anti-bullying curriculum, literally changes recess through game play and will provide staff…

June 26, 2014

A Big High-Five to the Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation ›

Playworks is thrilled to be supported by the Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation (AFYF) in our efforts to bring the power of play to Georgia’s kids. Thanks in large part to the Foundation’s generosity as a Founding Partner, we’ve been able to launch Playworks Georgia in conjunction with Georgia SHAPE, with the goal of providing direct service…

May 19, 2014

Playworks Brings Recess to Atlanta Schools ›

Playworks coaches brought recess to six Atlanta, Georgia schools for a one week showcase of the Playworks program. See Fox 5 Atlanta’s report:

May 16, 2014

Playworks Georgia Gets Off to a Rousing Start with a Rockin’ Recess Roll-Out ›

Six elementary schools throughout Atlanta received a “recess makeover” from Playworks in May, as the organization launched Playworks Georgia, its 24th region in the U.S. More than 2,000 students – and their teachers, principals and other staff – got to experience the benefits of safe, healthy and inclusive play as trained experts from Playworks spent a…