Coach Keith Makes Excellent Happen

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Coach Keith is a returning program coordinator who is no stranger to the mission and values of Playworks.

Entering his third year with Playworks Metro Boston, he has mastered the art of creating respectful, healthy and inclusive play at recess while building a healthy community in and around his school. Always willing to lend a helping hand and a true team player, we knew going into this school year that Keith would be the perfect candidate for flex coordinator. Flex coordinators are Playworkers that rather than being assigned to just one school, help out at all schools in the city as needed.

During the month of September, Coach Keith proved our predictions to be correct. He was the ultimate team player and helped transition multiple new coaches at several schools throughout the city. The other coaches in Boston turn to Keith for new ideas, cheers, transitions and advice. Keith is more than willing to step up to this task and even created his own section of the Boston website labeled the Flex’s Corner to answer any questions his peers may have.

Coach Keith has worked at two different school sites during the first month of the school year. At these sites he built rapport with members of the school staff and helped first year coaches acclimate to the exhausting yet rewarding schedule of a program coordinator. Keith has been a valuable asset to the 2012-2013 Program staff and a role model for both students and coaches. We look forward to the exciting school year ahead with Keith as our flex coordinator!

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September 15, 2021

Creating an Inclusive Playground ›

When children feel included on the playground, it gives them the space to learn and grow in an environment that they know will celebrate their wins and encourage them to learn from their mistakes. As recently highlighted on NBC, health experts are stressing inclusion for school children, which is why we’re focusing on it as…

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September 8, 2021

Playworks Goes Back to School! ›

We know how important addressing children’s emotional needs is to recover from the learning loss and trauma felt throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s where Playworks steps in. Over the past few months, we have been preparing for modified in-person programming with the intention of bringing an impactful, safe, and fun recess to every child in…

September 1, 2021

2020-21 Year End Report ›

Schools were closed. Sports were cancelled. Recess was still on schedule. Throughout the pandemic, Playworks has been a ready and willing partner to schools across our network, helping to redefine the role of play in the lives of students dealing with increased stress, trauma, and anxiety. The support of dedicated partners helped Playworks continue to provide…