Jill Vialet is the founder of Playworks, the leading national nonprofit leveraging the power of safe, fun, and healthy play at school every day. Playworks creates a place for every kid on the playground to feel included, be active, and build valuable social and emotional skills. Playworks partners with schools, districts, and after-school programs to provide a service or mix of services including on-site coaches, professional training for school staff who support recess, and consultative partnerships.
Learn more about the organization at https://www.playworks.org/.
She is also the author of Why Play Works. You can find the book at https://www.playworks.org/illinois/2021/08/24/playworks-founder-jill-vialet-publishes-why-play-works/.
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