Champion of Play – Jenny Aiello

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Jenny Aiello has been named the C.W. Henry Champion of Play. The parent of a first grade student at the school, Jenny is  an advocate for Playworks in the C.W. Henry parent community. She has spoken passionately in support of healthy play and healthy community at PTA meetings and throughout the school. When the PTA was running a classroom fundraising contest for Playworks, Jenny handmade the signs for the contest. Jenny strongly believes in the power of play and the positive impact that it is having on the student body. 

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January 10, 2023

Understanding the Complex Simplicities of Play ›

Play is a behavior that is natural and has existed for thousands of years and across species. It combines a set of made-up rules or norms and a willingness to…

three people with Playworks shirts
three people with Playworks shirts

July 28, 2022

A year of social and emotional learning ›

“You can’t do SEL, trauma, or equity work without each other,” Jennette Claassen, Head of Evaluation, Playworks. As Playworks continued to progress on our equity journey, we explored a critical…

August 24, 2021

Playworks Founder Jill Vialet Publishes ‘Why Play Works’ ›

Play brings out the best in every kid. Over the course of 25 years since Jill Vialet founded Playworks, she and her colleagues, as well as researchers and play experts,…