Playworks Massachusetts Teacher of the Month, Mr. Pinckney

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Mr. Pinckney is an incredible para-professional and huge support of Coach DC at the King K-8 School in Dorchester. He is a wonderful role mode for the students at the King School, embracing all that Playworks has to offer the school. Mr. Pinckney always participates actively in recess, playing alongside the students and reinforcing positive sporting behavior. He consistently emphasizes the importance of living a healthy lifestyle and builds positive relationship with all of the students in the school through playing Playworks games.

Additionally, Mr. Pinckney is a huge support for Coach DC in attending all of Playworks’ community events. Each year, he participates in our 5K run and 3 vs 3 basketball tournament – both fundraising events for Playworks Massachusetts. He collects donations of equipment and materials for the recess yard to ensure that students have the opportunity to engage in safe, healthy play. With his playful personality and dedication to the students at the King School, Mr. Pinckey plays an essential role at the King School.

 

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