Playworks Massachusetts’ Most Valuable Player of the Month: Mr. Carlos

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Mr. Carlos is a rockstar lunch and bus monitor who supports Coach Molly at Gardner Pilot Academy in Allston. Mr. Carlos takes an active role in recess alongside the students at Gardner Pilot Academy. He fully embodies Playworks' core values and demonstrates healthy community by participating in various cheers and attention-getters every day at recess. He is a role model to all students, earning the respect of each student at the school.

Mr. Carlos excels at making recess safe and enjoyable for all students. He spends recess rotating between all of the games to ensure that everyone is having fun and playing safely. He works with students who are on the sidelines and encourages them to get active and in the game. Mr. Carlos supports every aspect of Playworks. He brings a positive attitude and playful nature to recess every day. We are lucky to have Mr. Carlos as an advocate for safe and healthy play.

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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…