About Playworks Wisconsin

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 Wisconsin

Founded in 1996, Playworks expanded to Wisconsin in 2012. Playworks Wisconsin serves low-income schools across the Greater Milwaukee metro area and southern Wisconsin through our year-round, on-site support services. We’re also reaching thousands more students across Wisconsin through professional development workshops for schools and youth organizations.

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Meet Our People

February 17, 2023

Traneisha English ›

Traneisha English is a Director of Field Operations and has been with Playworks since 2018. She joined Playworks with ten years of experience in youth development and staff management. Prior to joining Playworks, Traneisha served as a Unit Director with…

September 9, 2022

Krystin Taylor ›

Krystin joined Playworks Wisconsin as a Site Coordinator.

August 12, 2022

Vivevca Nwagbaraocha ›

Coach V has been coaching with Playworks for about a year now. She enjoys having as much fun as she can with everyone who she comes in contact with. Her favorite things to do are smile, laugh, and have a…

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