Playworks Massachusetts Teacher of the Month, Ms. Rogan

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Ms. Rogan is rock star 4th grade teacher and huge support of Coach Zay at the Winthrop Elementary School in Dorchester. She is an incredible role model for her students, fully embodying all of Playworks core values and emphasizing the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. Ms. Rogan always participates actively in the individual classroom programming, ensuring her students are being active and having fun. She works hard to build meaningful relationships with her students and earns their respect through playing Playworks games.

Additionally, Ms. Rogan was a huge support for Coach Zay helping him successfully run his developmental sports leagues after school. She helped recruit students to participate in Playworks’ girls’ basketball and co-ed volleyball leauges. She continued to show support for both Coach Zay and the students by coming to each game after school. Ms. Rogan cheered the teams on encouraging students to keep trying their best.

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