Adlín Cotto is a graduate from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus, where she earned a BS in Biology, with a minor in Psychology. She also earned a Master of Arts in Christian Education and Ph.D. in Student Ministry from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Fort Worth, TX).
Prior to her appointment to Carroll Institute, Adlín has been coordinating the Cuba program for Carroll Institute since 2007, and has been working with Tarrant Baptist Association in the area of Hispanic Leadership Training and administering the Seminary Extension program for Hispanic pastors and lay leaders since June, 1999.
Dr. Cotto serves on a church staff as a volunteer Student Minister at Southwayside Baptist Church since 2004. She also serves with LifeWay’s Vacation Bible School Team writing teaching plans and training in Spanish for the national Institutes and Previews. Adlín is a recognized state and national denominational leader, training Hispanic leadership in the areas of Student ministry, Bible study, Discipleship, and Vacation Bible School ministries. She has written articles and Bible study curriculum as well as translated numerous Bible study and Vacation Bible School curriculum to Spanish as well as leadership training and Seminary extension materials.
Dr. Cotto and her husband, Robert, have three grown children: Tito, married to Kelly; Ricky, married to Rachel; and Liand, married to Chris. They are the proud grandparents of Sophia, Sebastian and Charlotte.