Vitina Monacello, MSW, works as a live support specialist for Columbia University’s School of Social Work (CSSW) online program. Live support specialists enhance the synchronous online classroom experience and use social work skills while providing technical support to the instructional team and students. She also works as a therapist at Pace Center for Girls in Immokalee, Florida. Pace is a non-profit organization that provides academic classes, counseling, and social services to middle school and high school girls in a trauma-informed and gender-responsive environment.
Ms. Monacello received a Masters of Social Work from Columbia University and a Bachelors of Arts in Human Rights and Economics from the University of Dayton. She is passionate about human rights, education, and health equity.