Coach Trevor Makes Excellent Happen

  1. Updates

Coach Trevor is a first-year program coordinator at Trotter Elementary School in Dorchester. He is passionate about making a difference in the community and is dedicated to his role as a Playworks coach. Coach Trevor has implemented an incredible program at Trotter, ensuring that all of his students feel safe, welcomed, and included throughout the school day. Over the course of the school year, Coach Trevor has built an incredible relationship with school administrators, staff members, students, and the broader school community. He plays an integral role in ensuring that all students are able to learn, lead, and thrive in school.

During the month of March, Coach Trevor volunteered to join the Playworks recruitment committee in our regional office. He is working alongside office staff members to help recruit the next cohort of Playworks coaches for the upcoming school year. Coach Trevor is incredibly passionate about finding new, energetic individuals to serve as Playworks coaches. In fact, he created a Twitter account to help spread the word about our hiring opportunities. He knows that recruiting individuals who are committed to service and the local community will help Playworks New England reach our aim of serving 200,000 students by December 2020.

Coach Trevor continues to make excellent happen at his school by hosting college volunteers from Northeastern University that are enrolled in a “Games and Social Justice” class. This cohort of Northeastern students is creating games to help students combat social justice issues in their community. Coach Trevor is also serving as an advisor to the Northeastern class and helps the college students implement these games at Trotter. With his incredible dedication and passion for creating a healthy, fun, and safe environment for his students, we are confident Coach Trevor will continue to make excellent happen throughout New England.

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May 25, 2021

Recess Reboot at the Guilmette Elementary School ›

Playworks knows that recess is one of the most critical opportunities for students to be physically active, build core social-emotional skills, and build relationships with their peers. However, recess can often be a source of stress and chaos for schools – especially in light of new guidelines and restrictions due to COVID-19. For some added…

Principal Coleen Smith
Principal Coleen Smith

May 24, 2021

Recess Rocks in RI prioritizes Rhode Island students’ health and well-being throughout COVID-19 crisis ›

Recess Champions program recognizes educators who have made play a priority   Recess Rocks in Rhode Island, a six-year old partnership of Playworks New England, the Rhode Island Healthy Schools Coalition (RIHSC) and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI), has launched an initiative to recognize school professionals who have made it a priority…

May 21, 2021

Six Boston Schools Receive $25,000 in Wellness Grants After Helping Get Boston Back in Motion ›

More Than 3,000 Students Participate in Month-Long Effort Aimed at Improving Health and Well-Being of Youth BOSTON  – Boston Back in Motion, an effort to get young people across Boston to stay active as schools transition back to in-person learning, on Friday awarded six Boston schools a total of $25,000 in wellness grants for participating…