Published by on Jun 13, 2024 | Education
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Math for America (MƒA) today announced that middle school mathematics teacher Bushra Makiya, who teaches at CIS 303: The Leadership and Community Service Academy in the Bronx, and high school science teacher Elisa Margarita, who teaches at Brooklyn Technical High School in Brooklyn, have each been awarded the 2024 MƒA Muller Award for Professional Influence in Education. This honor is given to two New York City public school teachers who, during their tenure as MƒA Master Teachers, have influenced the teaching profession in exceptional ways.

Makiya and Margarita will be awarded $20,000 each during a ceremony on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 as they are recognized for the remarkable work they do to engage students, support colleagues, and exhibit leadership within mathematics and science communities. In addition, $5,000 will be awarded to each teacher’s school. The reception begins at 4:30 p.m. at the Gerald D. Fischbach Auditorium at 160 Fifth Avenue in New York City with the award ceremony to follow at 5:30 p.m.

These awards are made possible by financial support from MƒA Board Member Peter Muller and his family through their Dancing Tides Foundation.

2024 MƒA Muller Award for Professional Influence in Education Winners

Bushra Makiya, 16-year MƒA Master Teacher

Bushra Makiya has taught middle school mathematics in the Bronx for the past 20 years, spending the last 18 at CIS 303: The Leadership and Community Service Academy. At CIS 303, Makiya holds the role of…

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New York is a national leader in returning lost money to its rightful owners, last year returning $504 million. State Comptroller DiNapoli currently oversees $19 billion in unclaimed funds for over 51 million account holders until it can be returned to its rightful owners. His Office of Unclaimed Funds returns an average of $1.5 million to New Yorkers each business day and regularly travels the State connecting individuals, organizations and local governments with their lost funds.

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  • dividends;
  • court funds;
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  • insurance benefits / policies
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  • telephone / utility/ seecurity deposits;
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