Dr. Clarissa E. Rosas
Clarissa E. Rosas, Ph.D. holds a doctorate from the University of New Mexico with a focus on bilingual/multicultural special education and educational administration as well as a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from the University of San Diego. Her 40 years of experience in the field of education in three different states includes teaching general education; special education, both mild to moderate and moderate to intense; English as a second language; and bilingual multicultural education. Dr. Rosas also has served as an administrator at the district, building, and university level. Her expertise and research interests include developing innovative programs and curriculum to prepare preservice and in-service teachers to meet the social and educational challenges of children with disabilities who come from vulnerable populations.