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Newest Revised Playworks Intro Template 2014
Transcript of Newest Revised Playworks Intro Template 2014
Who We Are.
We are coaches, kids, parents and teachers who believe in the power of play to make kids, schools and communities stronger.
Just about all discipline-related problem in schools occur during lunch and recess. Instead of going back to class energized and ready to learn, kids return to their desks upset and unable to focus. We can change this.
School value play and recess
Schools commit to having the program
Schools investing in change to their school climate
Playworks improves the health and well-being of children by increasing opportunities for safe, meaningful play and physical activity
One day every child in America will get to play safely at school every day!
Elizabeth Cushing (President)
Jill Vialet (Founder & CEO)
David Dial (REO)
Eunice Dunham (REO)
The Business Side of Things:
Each school pays $24,500
(8 schools = $196,000)
Playworks Nationally has a Budget of $32 Million
We have Local Budget of $685,301
Total Grant Amount $133,000
Partners | Donors | Friends
End of Year Appeal
We have a Development Target of $350,000
How you can help:
Run Amazing Program at your schools
Build strong relationships with all of your school community (teachers, principal, office staff and parents)
Encourage friends and networks to participate in and promote fund and friend-raising efforts
Pass on an training leads, corporate relations or introduce to local movers & shakers
National and Multi-Regional Partners
On a playground that is chaotic:
Fights Break out
Bullying is prevalent
Children do not feel safe
Teasing, picking on and exclusionary behavior is common
There is a NEGATIVE EFFECT on children's health and learning
More and more principals are identifying that discipline and negative behaviors are having a huge effect on children's ability to learn and thrive at school.
On a Playworks Playground:
Everyone Contributes to a Game
Kids become leaders
Disputes are settled quickly with Ro Sham Bo
Kids play hard, cheer loud and high five
Kids transition back to class ready to learn
YOU are the Change Maker
For your School
For your students
For your community
1 SC 4 Schools
1PM 4 RCs & RMs