"It took me a long time to realize that [as a master teacher] I was able to effect change in so many people. I get to take my ideas and the practices I have researched and learned, and I get to deliver it to 20 teachers on my campus. They go out and do their work with their students, and they are amazing in the classroom. I can't take full credit for what they do, but with the impact I am able to have on multiple teachers at one time, I am able to reach more students that way." —
"Slaton Educator and Texas Tech Alumna Receives National Award," Texas Tech University website
Katie Negen (TX '17) TAP Master Teacher
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