Resolution Commending Miriam Byers For The
“Barbara Fannin Memorial Employee Of The Quarter Award”
October – December 2000
WHEREAS, Miriam Byers of the State Department of Education’s Student Assessment Office exhibits a positive attitude and represents the State Department of Education in a most professional manner; and
WHEREAS, she is a team player and often works behind the scenes in order to complete a project or produce a good product whether it is her assignment or that of a coworker and is constantly striving to better herself and stay abreast of current trends in order to give the best information possible; and
WHEREAS, she is able to work independently, has exceptional talent in planning and was responsible for planning and organizing the first annual statewide training academy for system test coordinators; and
WHEREAS, she accomplishes tasks in a timely manner, is willing to do whatever is asked, and gives of her personal time in making sure tasks are completed ahead of schedule; and
WHEREAS, she works closely with our legal counsel, is called on to testify in legal proceedings, and is able to articulate the issues and offer realistic solutions and always happy to assist system test coordinators on statewide assessment.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Alabama State Board of Education does hereby commend Miriam Byers for her selection as the recipient of the “Barbara Fannin Memorial Employee of the Quarter Award” for October–December, 2000, and expresses its appreciation for her exemplary service to the Department, to this Board, and, ultimately, to Alabama’s public elementary and secondary schools.