Playworks Indiana 2018-2019 Impact Report

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For over 20 years, Playworks has given kids foundational skills for success on the playground, in the classroom, and in the community. We are the leading organization that leverages play to promote healthy behaviors and increase social and emotional learning, at recess and throughout the school day. Last school year alone, Playworks ensured more than one million children in over 2,000 elementary schools across the country experienced safe and healthy play, including 34,500 children in 69 Indiana elementary schools.

As we embark on our seventh school year of programming in Indiana, there is a lot to be celebrated! Playworks Indiana is proud to share our 2018-2019 Impact Report Indiana.

Play On!

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January 20, 2022

Power of Play and Group Management ›

Join our two-day virtual interactive workshop teaches proven strategies to prevent and redirect challenging behavior, foster a stronger sense of engagement, develop social/emotional skills and enhance opportunities for physical activity. Taught by professional Playworks trainers, each workshop in the series draws on various learning styles and builds on core principles of child development. The program’s…

Group of children holding banner
Group of children holding banner

January 19, 2022

Coach Spotlight: Allie Cutshaw ›

For the past few weeks, we’ve been highlighting our AmeriCorps Coaches and learning about them, their schools, and how Playworks impacts students through the power of play. Our last Coach we would like to introduce is Allie Cutshaw. Allie was the last member to join the Coach program this year but we are so glad…

adult and child playing on playground equipment
adult and child playing on playground equipment

January 12, 2022

Coach Spotlight: Patrick Knorr ›

For a Playworks Coach, an AmeriCorps service year is one school year. Sometimes at Playworks, our Coaches love that first year so much they come back for multiple years in a row. That is exactly the case for the next Coach in our spotlight series, Patrick Knorr. Patrick  returned for a second AmeriCorps service year…