Rosa is a graduate of Progreso High School as well as from The University of Texas Brownsville. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Major in Spanish, and Minor in English in 1999. She was first hired as a Records Clerk with the Weslaco Police Department in July 2000. After five years, she transferred over to Municipal Court as a Court Clerk. After a couple of years, she became the Court Administrator and has now been with the City of Weslaco for 16 years.