Monthly Archives: November 2012

November 15, 2012

Great Stories – Coach Moore ›

When I started working at East Midvale Elementary I think even I was skeptical of the powerful influence we could have on a student’s life. So when I met a 6th grade student named Mark, I had no idea what we could do to help. Mark struggles in his personal life and in return Mark…

November 15, 2012

November 2012 Coach of the Month ›

This month, Playworks SLC is honoring Valita Ortiz (Coach Vee) for outstanding work at Copperview Elementary.  Vee was the Playworks coach at Lincoln Elementary last year, and undertook a remarkable challenge moving to a new school at the other end of the valley.  Vee has spent a lot of time building relationships with teachers, administrators…

November 15, 2012

October 2012 Coach of the Month ›

This month, Playworks SLC is honoring Ryan Moore for his outstanding work at East Midvale Elementary. Ryan came into this year fresh, never having worked at Playworks before, and he’s stepped up in a big way. Both students and staff say they love Coach Moore. His recesses feature absolutely blistering games of 4-square and soccer,…