Coach Christine Makes Excellent Happen

  1. Updates

Coach Christine is a first year Program Coordinator at the Sam Adams Elementary School in East Boston. She is passionate about making a difference in the community and is dedicated to her role as a Playworks Coach. Coach Christine has built an incredible program at the Sam Adams, ensuring that all of her students feel safe, welcomed and included throughout the school day. Throughout her year at the Sam Adams Elementary School, Coach Christine has built an incredible relationship with the school administration and community. She is a critical part of ensuring that all students are able to learn, lead, and thrive in school.

During the month of March,Coach Christine and her Junior Coaches decided to raise awareness for Autism in the school and local community. This included creating new games that students of all abilities would be able to participate in.These new games were highlighted at recess as the Game of the Week. Additionally, the Junior Coaches worked with an individual classroom to implement a Class Based Action Learning lesson plan that was inclusive of all students with varying abilities.

Coach Christine continues to make excellent happen at her school by taking a lead role in the Playworks Run for Recess in May. She volunteered to help lead the donations committee to ensure that the race has water, food, goodie bags and raffle prizes at the event. With her incredible dedication and passion for creating a healthy, fun and safe environment for her students, we are confident Coach Christine will continue to make excellent happen throughout Massachusetts.

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August 1, 2022

2021-22 Year End Report ›

After two years of isolation and adapted schooling, our students and staff spent a full year together in school buildings. We continued innovating to meet the needs of students, schools, and partners. Our return to in-person events was filled with joy, and throughout it all, bringing the healing power of play to students across New…

parent playing with kids outside
parent playing with kids outside

July 21, 2022

Games to play at home this summer ›

Are you looking for games to play at home using only things found around your house? Look no further! In case you haven’t heard – school’s out for summer! With long stretches of hot days still to come, you might be looking forward to playing some new games with your family or people in your…

coach writing letter
coach writing letter

June 22, 2022

Playworks AmeriCorps Coaches’ end of year reflections ›

Being an AmeriCorps Coach at Playworks is no small feat. Throughout the year, you are asked to complete 1,700 hours of service. Weekend service projects are common, you recruit and coach students for a basketball extravaganza, and you’re encouraged to spend a lot of time reflecting on why you chose to do a year of…