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San Diego State University

Early Assessment Program


Rosie Villafaña-Hatcher, M.Ed.
Early Assessment Program Campus Director


Rosie Villafana-Hatcher is the Director of the Early Assessment Program at San Diego State University. Her role has allowed her to work directly with school officials including principals, district administrators, teachers and counselors within the Sweetwater Union, San Diego Unified, Grossmont and Imperial Valley high school districts to increase college readiness and to ensure students are ready for college-level English and mathematics before entering the California State University system.


Rosie has also served as the Vice Chair of the California Student Opportunity and Access Program (Cal-SOAP) where she was the liaison between secondary schools, postsecondary institutions, community groups, and UCSD campus departments for the purpose of implementing the Cal-SOAP academic programs that served over 10,000 students in grades K-12.


She enjoys working with diverse groups of students and one of her top priorities is advancing student success at the secondary and post-secondary levels. Rosie earned both her Masters In Education with a specialization in Counseling and her Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of California, Los Angeles.


Rosie Villafaña-Hatcher, M.Ed.
Early Assessment Program Campus Director

Direct: (619) 594-0657
Fax: (619) 594-7934

Location: Adminstration Building, Room 201 E
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-1603