Amber Simpson

Master Teacher

Barrera Veterans Elementary School


In her 19th year in education, Amber Simpson works with teachers of students from pre-kindergarten through fourth grade as a TAP master teacher in Somerset ISD, Texas. She helps facilitate weekly professional development meetings, during which she coaches faculty on systematically tracking their students' progress and developing action plans to reinforce strengths and address areas of improvement. This work is complemented by observing educators in the classroom, modeling and testing new instructional techniques, introducing curriculum and assessing students' learning along the way. Amber was the recipient of a 2016 Milken Educator Award.

 Amber  Simpson