We get kids moving to SPARK academic achievement!
Move2Learn-At-Home
  • Follow along with our short videos with quick and fun ways to get active and increase focus and performance.
  • Order the Move2Learn-At-Home Toolkit that is chock full of fun heart-rate-elevating brain boosts.
  • Learn simple ways parents and guardians can help children stay on-task through movement.

“Thank you so much for what you do! The website has really helpful information and videos, and the fitness cube and wall clock poster are a big hit!” –ACPS Parent

HERE’S WHAT’S HAPPENING
Meet Elizabeth Lucchesi

Combine quick-wit, a gleeful laugh, and an appropriate amount of sass, and you have Elizabeth Lucchesi. Elizabeth founded the LizLuke Team in 2003 and is the lead realtor.
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Get To Know RunningBrooke’s Team


Introducing Alex Rotruck! Alex works on RunningBrooke’s Move2Learn programs within the ACPS system, helping to get kids active throughout the school day and keep them primed for learning.
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ACPS Movement Matters Project

What is the Virtual PLUS+ Childcare Program and Virtual School? 
The ACPS Virtual PLUS+ School Day & Afterschool Program is a free, full day program offered in partnership with the City of Alexandria Department of Recreation,
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Move2Learn Toolkits and Teacher Training
  • Backed by science, brain boosting activities increase focus and on-task behavior, improving academic performance.
  • The innovative Move2Learn Toolkit contains fun, heart-rate-elevating brain boosts that teachers use where they have the most impact – right in the classroom.
  • Teacher trainings provide hands-on personal and group training on simple ways teachers can add movement throughout the school day.

“The floor wobblers/discs provided a great change of position allowing movement for those who often struggled to be seated in the same place for any length of time.” –ACPS Teacher

Move2Learn Grants
  • Tens of thousands of kids get active in programs across Alexandria through Move2Learn Partner Grants and Teacher Mini-Grants.
  • Partner Grants provide funding for before, during, and after school movement programs at ACPS schools.
  • Teacher Mini-Grants fund ACPS teacher-identified classroom movement materials to add movement into their classrooms.

“I did some rearranging to accommodate more flexible seating and movement. I can’t wait to add the rest of the items from the grant!” –ACPS Teacher

In the Community
  • Neighborhood playgrounds build communities and meet the needs of our youngest citizens, as well as the after-school and weekend crowds.
  • Past playground builds have transformed the Hume Springs community in Arlandria and the Taney Avenue community in the West End.
  • We also completed a neighborhood-changing community playground at Four Mile Run in Arlandria.

Part of our organization’s history includes building playgrounds in underserved communities with the highest percentage of kids under 5!