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Rosa Armstrong

California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE) Palmdale School District
Director of Para-Professional Affairs
Rosa Armstrong attended UCLA as an undergraduate student and graduated from the California State University of Los Angeles with a Bachelor's Degree. She has been a member and elected official of CABE for the past fifteen years and an employee of the Palmdale School District since 1994. Rosa started her career as a Bilingual Instructional Assistant and since then, she has filled many positions in the bilingual sector of the district.


She was the District Translator/Interpreter for ten years, taught ESL classes and parenting classes in her community, and is a facilitator for DELAC, ELAC, and Migrant Education programs. Currently, she works as the Assistant to the Director of Access and Equity-Multilingual programs and has assisted in creating many of the bilingual education programs for the Palmdale School District. Rosa considers herself an exceptional individual who is highly respected by district administrators, educators, and parents.

Her leadership experience includes:

  • • Alfalit-Literacy Program Head Facilitator in Lima, Peru
  • • PTA President (two years at school level)
  • • South Antelope Valley Council PTA President
  • • Palmdale School District Lead Translator/Interpreter
  • • CABE Chapter 58 President, Vice President, Treasurer 2000-2014
  • • CABE Annual Conference Planning Committee 2011–2013
  • • CABE Director of Parent Affairs 2006–2012 and 2018–2020
  • • CABE Director of Paraprofessional Affairs 2006–2012, 2016–2018, and 2020–2022