Aminah Murrar, Principal
Mrs. Aminah Murrar began her educational career in Universal School as a 3rd grade teacher after graduating from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2001. After 8 years of teaching elementary, she earned a Masters in Educational Leadership and joined the Administrative Team as an Elementary Administrator for 3 years and then Assistant Principal for 8 years. Mrs. Murrar started her 20th year at Universal School in the role of Principal.
Mrs. Murrar’s passion to provide a supportive and engaging learning environment to all students can easily be observed in her daily efforts. For over 20 years, Mrs. Murrar has shown a dedication to Universal’s mission to prepare students to achieve their maximum potential whilst developing a deeply rooted love for Islam and positive connection to their community. Mrs. Murrar strives to build strong relationships based on empathy and compassion and wants students, parents, and faculty to feel heard, supported, and celebrated.