Cities across the nation are recognizing the pivotal role afterschool programs play in addressing various municipal priorities, from boosting graduation rates to bolstering workforce development. However, staffing shortages in these programs present significant challenges. Join NLC, national partners, and the City of Madison (WI) to discuss:

  • The landscape of today’s afterschool workforce
  • Ways to support the afterschool workforce even when programs are not facilitated directly by cities
  • Bright spots from cities who have found success


  • Brandis Stockman; Program Manager, Education & Expanded Learning; National League of Cities
  • Gina Warner; CEO, National AfterSchool Association
  • Gislene Tasayco; TA Consultant, Youth, Education, and Community Development; American Institutes for Research
  • Nathan Beck; Madison-area Out of School Time (MOST) Coordinator; City of Madison, WI & Madison Metropolitan School District
  • Sophie Kidd, Project Associate: Innovation & Outreach, Afterschool Alliance