Title: Educational Diagnostician (Retired)
Location: Lubbock, Texas, United States
Sue Sadler Cates, a Retired Educational Diagnostician, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in diagnostics.
Originally a special education teacher, Ms. Cates decided to transition to the role of educational diagnostician at the suggestion of her friend. She found she was very successful in figuring out and solving children’s reading problems, and that she enjoyed testing and qualifying them. Her first job as an educational diagnostician title was at the Sinton Independent School District in 1980. After that, Ms. Cates served the Snyder Independent School District, the Pampa Independent School District, the Wichita Falls Independent School District, the Graham Independent School District, the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District, the Cedar Hill Independent School District, the Arlington Independent School District, the Rains Independent School District, and the Pittsburg Independent School District. Having retired in 2015, she is proud to have helped so many kids throughout her career.
Ms. Cates prepared for her endeavors by earning a Master of Education from Sul Ross State University in 1977 and a Bachelor of Arts from Baylor University in 1970. She then became a certified teacher, counselor, and educational diagnostician in the state of Texas, and joined a number of prominent professional organizations, including the National Education Association, the American Association of University Women, the Texas Educational Diagnosticians’ Association, the Council for Exceptional Children, the Council for Educational Diagnosticians, and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
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