Experience Playworks at Education Minnesota’s 2014 Professional Conference

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On Thursday, October 16, Playworks will be presenting The Power of Play from 1:30 to 2:30PM in Ballroom F at Education Minnesota's 2014 Professional Conference at Saint Paul RiverCentre. This event is open to the public.

Learn how to change school climate by creating a safe, inclusive environment where children receive the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical benefits of an active recess. Participants will learn the same way kids do: by playing games!  Comfortable attire is encouraged.

Do you have questions about how your kids can benefit from Playworks? Let's start a conversation. For more information about Playworks' professional development programs in the Midwest contact Roy Schlegel or call (331) 205-9677.

The 2014 Professional Conference offers educators professional development opportunities through Education Minnesota, the leading advocate for public education in Minnesota giving “voice” to the issues that affect educators and their students. 

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