Positive School Climate

AmeriCorps Coach with students
AmeriCorps Coach with students

March 4, 2019

Celebrating the Contributions of our AmeriCorps Coaches ›

“Everybody can be great because anybody can serve.” –Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Join us in a week-long celebration of all the contributions AmeriCorps members make in our communities. This school year, we have 242 Playworks AmeriCorps coaches serving in our schools. Playworks coaches are caring, consistent adults, working to make playgrounds safer and to help create positive school environments…

March 9, 2018

Playworks Celebrates AmeriCorps Week ›

Our Playworks AmeriCorps coaches make a positive impact every day at each of the schools we serve. Coaches transform schools, engage communities, and inspire youth leaders. Find stories of these amazing AmeriCorps coaches and learn more about becoming a Playworks AmeriCorps member.  

April 20, 2017

Happier schools ›

Using play to develop students’ social skills and improve positive school culture

March 3, 2017

Celebrating the Contributions of our Coaches ›

AmeriCorps Week 2017

January 25, 2017

Service Unites Playworks Nation on MLK Day 2017 ›

Playworkers across the nation honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by serving beyond the playground

October 22, 2014

Re-Thinking Bullying Behavior ›

Address the root of bullying by creating a kind, inclusive environment in schools

October 2, 2013

October is Bullying Prevention Month ›

Four facts about bullying and five ways to participate in National Bullying Prevention Month.

July 7, 2013

We’re in the Superpower Business ›

How Recess Can Unlock a Child’s Strengths

May 15, 2013

To Improve School Climate and Student Learning, Examine Recess ›

Find five great tips to improve school recess from Jill Vialet on Edutopia.org