Best-in-Class Training: Playworks Honored by Service Year Alliance

  1. Updates

Playworks is thrilled to be honored by Service Year Alliance as one of 28 winners of the 2017 Best Practices Competition. Winners are recognized for the creation of outstanding resources to support the development of AmeriCorps members.

Playworks’ “Life After AmeriCorps” resources earned recognition. We created this training to help AmeriCorps coaches navigate their next steps after their service year, including identifying a career focus, job searching, and writing resumes and cover letters. 

Service Year Alliance will compile the best practices from competition winners and turn them into templates to further the personal and professional development of AmeriCorps members nationally.

We’re excited to be recognized by Service Year Alliance and eager to collaborate with other organizations to create top resources for our AmeriCorps members.  Read more about the competition

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November 13, 2018

5 Ways to Make Your Playworks Recess a Success ›

In 2017, Playworks and the American Institutes for Research (AIR) partnered to learn more about how effective recess teams drive strong quality and recess outcomes. Close your eyes and picture the best recess you can imagine. What does that look like to you? A quality recess is one that is safe, engaging, and empowering. Play…

November 12, 2018

Meaningful Moments of Impact ›

Read some of this year’s meaningful stories of impact. Empowering Kids to be Courageous Bringing out the Kindness from Within Helping Students Uncover their Leadership Potential Pennsylvania Legislators Play to Prevent Bullying Challenges of a First Year Teacher Junior Coaches Lead by Example Breaking Down Barriers on the Playground Finding the Confidence to Try Again …

November 8, 2018

“We Play Together” Mounds View Event ›

We had so much fun seeing everyone playing Freeze Tag at the Mounds View High School stadium at our “We Play Together” Event. Thank you to Mounds View Public Schools for this fantastic partnership.  Seven hundred people came together for a giant game of Freeze Tag. We also welcomed the newest cohort of Junior Coaches…