IN RECOGNITION OF STEPHANIE B. GLOVER
THELMA SMILEY MORRIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL,
MONTGOMERY COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM
2008 MILKEN FAMILY FOUNDATION NATIONAL EDUCATOR AWARD
WHEREAS, the Alabama State Board of Education supports efforts to reward Alabama’s outstanding educators for their contributions to the educational experiences of Alabama’s students; and
WHEREAS, the Milken Family Foundation and the Alabama Department of Education provide Alabama teachers the opportunity to participate in the National Educator Awards; and
WHEREAS, the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Awards were first presented in 1987 to acknowledge educators’ crucial contributions to our national well-being and to provide public recognition and financial rewards to talented elementary and secondary educators; and
WHEREAS, in 2008 up to 80 recipients across the country will be awarded up to $2 million; and
WHEREAS, Mrs. Stephanie B. Glover, the only recipient in Alabama, was selected to receive this prestigious award in honor of her efforts on behalf of the nation’s schoolchildren; and
WHEREAS, Mrs. Stephanie B. Glover, a teacher at Thelma Smiley Morris Elementary School in the Montgomery County School System, has produced effective learning communities, evoked creative innovation through interactive programs and displays, integrated the use of technology with the mathematics program to enhance learning, and provided expert modeling strategies to all teachers and students in Grades K-5:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Alabama State Board of Education does hereby commend Mrs. Stephanie B. Glover for achieving this prestigious honor and becoming Alabama’s 25th Milken Educator; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Alabama State Board of Education does hereby commend Mrs. Sophia L. Johnson, Principal of Thelma Smiley Morris Elementary School, and Mr. John L. Dilworth, Superintendent of the Montgomery County School System, for their support of Mrs. Stephanie B. Glover and of public education.
Done this 11th day of December 2008.