Playworks Indiana recognizes Rosa Vazquez, social-emotional learning teacher and Junior Coach lead at Arlington Woods, as its December Teacher of the Month.
Why was this teacher nominated?
Playworks Site Coordinator Abby nominated Ms. Vazquez for her diligent work to form a strong and capable Junior Coach team to lead recess changes at Arlington Woods.
How does this teacher embody Playworks’ core values?
Ms. Vazquez is the social-emotional learning teacher at Arlington Woods and is always working to bring a sense of community to the school.
What is Ms. Vazquez’s favorite recess game?
Games involving team work!
“At Arlington Woods, we teach and model social, emotional, and academic learning for our students,” Ms. Vazquez explains. “This means that having a partnership with Playworks allows us to continue practicing the social and emotional learning piece while being safe at recess.”