Honored for Service

Eileen Burke, a teacher in the district for almost 30 years, has been recognized by the We Care Fund of the Nassau County Bar Association for her generous spirit and heartfelt concern for others. Through her long-time affiliation with the school’s Student Service Center, Ms. Burke has worked with the We Care Fund for more than 10 years. Martha Haesloop, ESQ presented Ms. Burke with the plaque at the November meeting of the Mineola School District’s Board of Education. Ms. Burke has been co-director of Mineola High School’s Student Service Center since 2004 and has alsobeen honored as a Distinguished Teacher by the Harvard Club of Long Island and as an Educator of Excellence by the NYS English Council.