Playworks TeamUp

Welcome to Playworks TeamUp! We are excited to partner with you to make recess a fun, inclusive time for every student at your school. Here are a number of resources to help get you started. Don’t worry – we will walk through everything together to set up for a great school year!


Review important documents

School Partnership Roles & Responsibilities (pdf)
Recess Equipment Suggestions (pdf) – with discount offer code


Prepare key information to share with us about your school

Kickoff Meeting Checklist (doc) – key questions and information that we need from you before the school year begins


Introduce Playworks to your school before we arrive!

School Welcome Email (doc) (Spanish) – customizable letter template to send to your school community
Playworks TeamUp Media Kit (doc) (Spanish)

To share with school staff:

Playworks TeamUp Overview (pdf) – one-page handout
Setting Up Your Recess Team (pdf) – role overview
Becoming a Recess Rockstar (pdf) – packet to be shared with your recess staff
Recess Coach Hiring Guide (doc) – customizable job description and interview guide
Great Recess Framework (pdf) – one-page description of the elements of a great recess
Theory of Change (pdf) – description of our program model and impact

To share with parents and school community:

Playworks TeamUp Research Findings (pdf)
Play Powers Social Emotional Learning (pdf) – one-page infographic
Junior Coach Leadership Program (pdf) – one-page infographic

Other helpful resources:

More about Playworks consultative support
More about Playworks staff training and online learning services
Video Library
Playworks Impact