Sean Rose, M.Ed.
Founder and Owner
Sean has more than 22 years of experience in education and mental health with families, children and adolescents. His experience spans leadership roles in public and non-profit sectors, and he has successfully partnered with state and local government to advocate for and serve youth with complex trauma, mental health and behavioral health issues. Over his career, Sean has successfully managed programs, from residential to recreational, aimed at enabling youth to develop to their full potential. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts from Lesley University (BA) and was awarded a Master’s degree in Education and School Administration from American International College (MA).
Tracey Bachrach, MAPP, CTRS
Tracey received her Masters of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. She is also a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist. As a Positive Psychology Practitioner and CTRS, Tracey is passionate about focusing on the development of well-being, character strengths, positive self-identity, and self-confidence of young adults. She also feels strongly about incorporating fun and wonder into all aspects of life. Tracey loves being outside and experiencing new things. She enjoys hiking, camping, surfing and traveling.
Tracey can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 484-450-6878.
Tina Cottone, LCSW
Director of Well-Being
Tina is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 15 years of experience in a variety of practices and professional settings. Tina has worked in both schools and hospitals as a mental health provider and clinician. She has extensive experience with young adults, families and group facilitation. She uses a strength based resilience model to empower others to become independent and self-aware, allowing students to move beyond their boundaries and prepare for future college or independence. Tina is a graduate of Marywood University, School of Social Work.
John comes to us with a background in the trades. He began working for his family’s custom woodworking business at a young age and became a skilled craftsman. For over ten years, John has been traveling throughout Puerto Rico and Central America. Falling in love with the culture, people, and surf, he decided to make Puerto Rico is permanant home. John is fully involved in the local community and does custom woodworking for hurricane maintenance. He has years of experience teaching surfing and woodworking to young people. With his passion for teaching and his own nontraditional emergence into adulthood, John has incredible awareness and understanding as a mentor. For his own well-being, John enjoys surfing, snorkeling, spear fishing, hiking, camping, long distance swimming, and pretty much any outdoor activity.
Coral is a certified yoga instructor and owner of Yoga con Coral. She has five years of experience teaching yoga on individualized levels, and is passionate about helping people build well-being through personal goals. She is skilled at relationship building, design and execution of high quality programming, and working with vulnerable populations. To increase her own well-being, Coral enjoys surfing, dancing, and hanging out with her cat, Gypsy Queen.
Kathy Hall, MS
Spanish Immersion Instructor
Kathy came to Puerto Rico to get her Master’s degree in Marine Biology at UPR 35 years ago, and has remained to wholeheartedly adopt the language and culture! She holds teaching certificates in Biology, Environmental Science, and Elementary Education, and almost finished a second Master’s in Environmental Science Education at UMET. She also is a certified surf instructor and coach with the International Surfing Association, and gives surf, snorkel, and SUP lessons. Kathy has taken most of her classes in Spanish, and has realized that learning another language is much easier in an immersion setting.
Kathy is president of the Liga Ecológica del Noroeste, a nonprofit environmental group she cofounded in 1992, and vice-president of Rescate Playas Isabela, where she is in charge of the coastal water testing program. She has gotten students involved in both taking samples, and learning how to run them in the lab to measure bacterial levels. Kathy also works with endangered species such as sea turtles and corals, and enjoys every opportunity to get students involved in protecting them.
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Roots likes long walks on the trail, chasing leaves, gnawing on sticks and playing in the mud. In her off-time, she enjoys a good kibble followed by a lengthy nap.