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Rosa Osborn

Assistant Teaching Professor of Spanish

229 Burrowes
University Park , PA 16802
Office Phone: (814) 863-9482

Office Hours:

  • Via Zoom:
  • M 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • T 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


  1. MA, Curriculum and Instruction, Penn State


Ms. Osborn has a Master’s in Education degree from Penn State in Curriculum and Instruction, with a specialization in bilingual education and English as a second language. Additionally, she obtained an Educational Leadership Certificate from The University of New Mexico, and previously B.A. in Education from The Inter-American University of Puerto Rico. She is certified to teach Spanish as well as to work as K-12 School Principal in both Pennsylvania and New Mexico. I addition, she has taught Spanish to native speakers in Puerto Rico, as well as non-native speakers at Penn State in the Spanish Basic Language Program. She has also taught Spanish in several school districts in Pennsylvania. She has trained teachers, and published a compendium for the Albuquerque Public School District (APS) called Teaching Strategies for Teachers of Bilingual Students. She also managed the division of Spanish and English Languages Testing for the Department of Language and Cultural Equity in APS. She participated in the creation of the APS Multicultural Education Program and presented the paper at the Multicultural Education Association Conference.