About Playworks Utah

All kids deserve the social, emotional, and physical benefits of play. We help schools and youth programs create healthy play environments where every child can join in.

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Meet Playworks Utah

Founded in 1996, Playworks expanded to Utah in 2011. Playworks Utah serves low-income schools across Salt Lake and Davis Counties through our year-round, on-site support services. We’re also reaching thousands more students across Utah through professional development workshops for schools and youth organizations.

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Meet Our People

January 20, 2023

Kerryann Tomlinson ›

Kerryann Tomlinson (she/her) is the Vice President of Field Operations, supporting a multi-region HUB including Arizona, Colorado, PacNW and Utah. In 2018, she joined Playworks as Executive Director for the…

July 6, 2023

Tayzia Casaday ›

Tayzia Joined the Playworks team in 2018. Prior to that, she learned to love working with children in various roles, including traveling all over the country for Project YES!, a…

August 30, 2023

Akayla Jones ›

Akayla is excited to help kids learn and grow through play this year! Prior to joining the Playworks team, Akayla worked as a behavior technician at an elementary school. Outside…

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