SE 3 EP 8: Standing In The Gap feat. Christine Jones Monaccio
School: After HoursFebruary 13, 202300:33:3623.12 MB

SE 3 EP 8: Standing In The Gap feat. Christine Jones Monaccio

The Virginia Partnership for Out-of-School-Time (VPOST), is a statewide public-private partnership committed to developing and expanding academic, social, emotional, and physical supports and services to school-age children and youth in Virginia during out-of-school time hours.

In this episode, we talk with Christine Jones Monaccio, the Quality and Professional Development Coordinator of VPOST to discuss:

  • Community involvement in advocating for OST programs needs
  • The increase in OST program funding during the pandemic 
  • VPOST teaming with community partners to extend reach
  • The VPOST Annual Conference

Guest Bio

Christine Jones Monaccio is the Professional Development and Quality Coordinator for the Virginia Partnership for Out-of-School Time (VPOST). Her primary role is to support out-of-school time programs by providing them with professional development, quality support, and resources. Christine also assists with advocacy efforts and leads the network’s STEM initiative. Prior to her role at VPOST, Christine was an afterschool specialist in Fairfax County Public Schools. She began her career in community-based afterschool programs. She lives in Richmond, Virginia with her family.



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