Meet the Team
Kat Rorke, LCSW
Director and Principal of MAK Continuing Education, LLC
Kat received her Master’s from NYU and has practiced in a variety of health and mental health settings in New York City, including the department of education, assertive community treatment, outpatient and inpatient mental health clinics, private practice, and pediatric hospitals with kids, families, and adults. In addition to her clinical work, Kat has assumed leadership, supervision, program management, and development roles.
Kat was the Program Director for the Cape Cod Institute from 2018-2019 until she left to continue her clinical work in schools and in private practice. Kat is grateful to be working alongside faculty and friends of the Institute to continue the learning community and the founder’s legacy for years to come.
Sophia Eldridge Tretiak, MBA
Sophie helps to manage all operations and programs at the Cape Cod Institute. As a native Cape Codder and graduate of Nauset Regional High School, she has been familiar with the Cape Cod Institute since childhood. She is thrilled to bring her communication and organizational skills to help the Institute grow and flourish for years to come.
Sophie lives in Vermont with her husband and two young daughters and loves to spend as much time as possible on the Cape every summer.
Lori Lerma, MS, CCLS
Lori Lerma, MS, CCLS, Onsite Manager at the Institute, graduated from Bank Street College of Education with a Master’s in Child Life. Lori has spent the past ten years working in New York City as a Child Life Specialist. She has had the privilege to work at Bellevue Hospital, Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital, and The Brooklyn Hospital Center. Her experience has allowed her to serve many different cultures and populations, providing her with a sound base in cultural sensitivity and diversity. Currently, she is training at the Harlem Family Institute to receive a license in psychoanalysis and also completing the PhD School Psychology program at Teachers College in New York.
Kadiatu M. Lublin
Director of Communications and Special Projects
Kadi joined the Cape Cod Institute in August of 2022 and brings a diverse background to the team, having begun her career in finance - first working on Wall Street and later for a major hedge fund - before expanding into design, education, and entrepreneurship. Adept at finding the intersection of creativity and functionality, Kadi helps drive a culture of cross-functional collaboration, creating and managing communications and systems for organizational optimization and efficiency.
Passionate about education, Kadi is also a member of the Advisory Council of ReadWorks, an ed-tech nonprofit and serves on of the Board of Education in Darien, CT where she lives with her family.
Charlie joined the Cape Cod Institute in March 2023, bringing over 15 years of experience in nonprofit management, with a focus on program evaluation and development. She has a master's degree in Sociology from VCU and Psychology from BU, and is a certified health and well-being coach. Charlie is passionate about improving lives through education and training, and is thrilled to be part of the dynamic team at the Cape Cod Institute.
She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and dogs, all of whom love spending time on the Cape.