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Esra Murray

Library Media Specialist

Esra Murray is a lifelong learner loving her journey in the pursuit of creating the most desirable conditions to cultivate life-long learners, compassionate citizens, conscious innovators, and connected individuals. Recognized as a Distinguished Teacher in her district, her expertise and passion intersect at designing, implementing and evaluating innovative approaches to teaching and learning.

Esra’s collaborative work with the classroom teachers earned the 2019 Connecticut Educators Computer Association (CECA), an affiliate of ISTE, Educator Award for supporting the vision to transform learning and teaching in developing creativity and openness to new ideas through technology integration.

She is a frequent presenter of her journey both locally and at international conferences. Her collaborative work has been highlighted in teacher | librarian and The International Dyslexia Association Perspectives, peer-reviewed journals, along with contributions to TechRepublic, EdSurge, International Baccalaureate Organization, and Level Up Village.

Esra owes her passion for teaching and learning to her global upbringing, and shares her journey and joy of cultivating lifelong learners in her blog, esramurray.com. You can follow her story on Twitter at @ezziemur and learn more about her work and her impact on learners.