Samantha Rosa
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Lower/Middle School Lead Teacher, STEM Coordinator

Samantha Rosa joined the Fisher Island Day School community in 2016. She is passionate about aiding students in becoming lifelong learners and active members of society. She is also committed to inquiry-based, challenging, and collaborative learning. In the classroom, Samantha creates an effective learning environment that fosters questioning, exploration, and her students having a growth mindset.

Samantha has seven years of experience in the field of education — teaching, facilitating mentoring programs, building curriculum, and most importantly, learning from a diverse range of master teachers. She completed two terms as a Fellow and Leadership Team Member in the challenging and competitive pre-service teacher-training program, Breakthrough Collaborative San Francisco. Samantha also completed a year of National Service with Americorps City Year Miami, where she worked as an interventionist to develop a literacy program focused on comprehension and analysis. Additionally, she created and managed multiple afterschool enrichment and tutoring programs throughout Florida.

Samantha loves to use her time away from school reading, listening to science podcasts on NPR, and spending time with her husband and dog.

Samantha received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geology from the University of Florida and is working towards obtaining a Masters of Education in Early Childhood Education.