Degrees and Certifications:
My name is Rosana Lubara-Steuer; I teach Spanish in 4th and 5th grade at four schools
in the AAPS. I teach at Carpenter, Pittsfield, Heisley, and Wines Elementary.
I have been working as a teacher for almost thirty years. I started teaching in Uruguay,
South America as a first-grade teacher. Since then, I have taught every elementary grade
between Uruguay and Argentina. I also had the opportunity to teach a few classes at the
high school level in Uruguay.
My family and I moved to the USA in 1997. In 2003 I became a Michigan-certified
teacher and began a new chapter in my life, becoming a Spanish teacher in the United
States of America.
I taught Spanish in Detroit Charter schools from 2003 until I joined the STEAM school in
the AAPS district in 2014.
I attained a bachelor's degree in education in Argentina and a Master of Arts with a
major in Spanish from Eastern Michigan University.
Teaching Spanish is my life now. I have been told, "I am born to be a teacher," but this is
untrue. If anything, I was born a learner, and I learned how to teach along the way. My
teaching style and techniques evolve constantly as I learn through professional
development, by studying my peers, and, most importantly, by listening to my students.
A large part of teaching is figuring out how people learn. I am passionate about
education because I am a life-long learner myself.