Who is Deana Querubin? - Biography

Deana QuerubinDetail
School Teaching AtMilpitas High School, Milpitas Unified School District
Subjects TaughtAccelerated Sophomore English, Junior English, Digital Business Academy
Hobbies and InterestsCoaching softball, developing curriculum assignments, assessments, and lessons, facilitating class bonding activities, mentoring student council members

Early Life and Education

Deana Querubin embarked on her educational journey at San Francisco State University, where she pursued a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, with a focus on Race and Resistance Studies, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 20131. Her academic excellence and leadership skills were evident early on, as she was among the top graduates of her class. Querubin's passion for education and leadership continued to grow, leading her to Santa Clara University, where she earned a Master of Arts in Teaching and a Teaching Credential in Secondary Education and Teaching from 2015 to 20161. During her time at Santa Clara University, she served as the Vice President of the MATTC Student Council, further honing her leadership and organizational skills.

Career in Education

Deana Querubin's career in education began at Milpitas Unified School District, where she initially worked as a K-12 Substitute Teacher from January 2014 to November 20151. Her dedication and ability to manage classroom environments, whether for short-term or long-term assignments, quickly set her apart. In August 2016, Querubin took on the role of a High School English Teacher at Milpitas High School, a position she has held for over 7 years1. Her teaching repertoire includes Accelerated Sophomore English, Junior English, and she is currently teaching as an English teacher in the Digital Business Academy at Milpitas High School. Querubin's commitment to developing curriculum assignments, assessments, and lessons has made a significant impact on her students' learning experiences.

Involvement in Athletics

Beyond her role in the classroom, Deana Querubin has a profound passion for athletics, particularly softball. She has been involved in coaching softball at various levels, including as a Varsity Softball Coach and 14U Assistant Coach for the ASA/PGF Fastpitch Softball Organization1. Her coaching philosophy focuses on teaching the fundamental skills of softball, both offensively and defensively, while also preparing athletes mentally, physically, and emotionally for practice and competition. Querubin's dedication to coaching is driven by her desire to prepare young athletes for college softball and beyond.

Leadership and Activities Director

In addition to her teaching and coaching roles, Deana Querubin has recently taken on the role of Activities Director at Milpitas High School2. Her leadership skills, honed through years of teaching and involvement in student council activities, have made her well-suited for this position. Querubin's goal as Activities Director is to build community within the school, focusing on hosting more dances, involving alumni in homecoming festivities, and promoting the accomplishments of the student body and alumni2. Her approach to leadership is centered around student personal development, incorporating activities like journaling and reading to foster growth among student leaders.


Deana Querubin's journey from a sociology student to a respected educator and leader at Milpitas High School is a testament to her dedication, passion, and commitment to making a difference in the lives of young people. Whether in the classroom, on the softball field, or leading school activities, Querubin's impact on her students and athletes is profound and lasting.



  1. https://www.linkedin.com/in/deana-faye-quitevis-querubin-72586472 2 3 4 5

  2. https://mhstheunion.com/2023/10/10/passion-project-querubin-becomes-activities-director/ 2