Colgate University, BA
Salem State College, MA
Alex Tsonas joined Seaport Academy as a school counselor in 1998 and two years later became the school’s director. Alex’s experience includes working as an assistant director in a residential program, a therapist for a home-based individual and family treatment agency, and as a counselor running substance abuse and anger management groups in Lynn, Mass.
Alex has overseen Seaport’s evolution from a small, 12-student program into a successful, experiential-based, all-boys, state-approved alternative high school for 28 students from Grades 8–12.
In addition to serving as the director, Alex also teaches wood shop, health and electives, and he leads activities, field trips and one of the counseling groups.