Maine-Endwell Central School District News Article

High School teacher receives national education award

rachel murat

Congratulations to High School teacher Rachel Murat on being named a recipient of the 2021 NEA Foundation Awards for Teaching Excellence! Mrs. Murat is among 46 public school educators who will be honored at the NEA Foundation’s Salute to Excellence in Education Gala next February.

The California Casualty Awards for Teaching Excellence awardees are nominated for their dedication to the profession, community engagement, professional development, attention to diversity, and advocacy for fellow educators.

Of the 46 state awardees who were nominated by their National Education Association state affiliate, five finalists will be announced this fall and receive a $10,000 award. The educator selected for the top award will be revealed at the gala, and will receive $25,000. The gala will be livestreamed at

The NEA Foundation is a public charity founded by educators for educators to improve public education for all students. 

Congratulations Mrs. Murat!

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