Welcome to HAABSE

Welcome to HAABSE

The Houston Area Alliance of Black School Educators’ primary mission is to enhance the education of all students and to exercise leadership in providing valuable professional services and strategies to institutions, agencies, and communities engaged in creating an environment in which students, particularly black students, can achieve academic excellence. Read more…

HAABSE & HAABE Joint Winter Professional Development Event – February 11, 2017

HAABSE has joined the Houston Area Association for Bilingual Education to provide a morning of exciting professional development!

Complementary Breakfast and Refreshments
FREE for HAABE & HAABSE members!
3 Professional Development Hours!
Session 1: The Spanish and English Reading Acquisition Taxonomy for English Language Learners
Session 2: How to Ensure Immigrants and Refugees Receive the Comprehensible Input
Session 3: Bilingualism and Bidialectalism in the Twenty-first Century

$10.00—non-members (online)
$15.00—non-members (on-site) 

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Outstanding Teacher Awards and Recognition Ceremony – January 18, 2017

We are excited to announce that our next Outstanding Teacher Awards and Recognition Ceremony (TARC) will be taking place on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX, 77010. Interested in becoming a TARC sponsor? Learn more here!

The purpose of our Outstanding Teacher Awards and Recognition Ceremony is to say thank you to teachers for the outstanding job they do in working with children, and to provide for the community an opportunity to participate in this recognition. We also award a $1,000 college scholarship to a high school senior in pursuit of a degree in education.

Student Scholarship Application Requirements (please read before applying) | Application

Congratulations to our 2016 winners:

2016 HAABSE Secondary Teacher of the Year
Karen Sparks
Morton Ranch High School, Katy ISD

2016 HAABSE Elementary Teacher of the Year
Micah Nickerson
Glover Elementary School, Fort Bend ISD

2016 HAABSE Living Legend Award
Alton Frailey
Superintendent of Schools, Katy ISD

Read more…

Membership Appreciation Social & Toy Drive

Friday, December 9th, 2016, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Breakfast Klub Signature Kafe (3722 Main St.)

This event is open to members and non-members, all attendees are asked to bring an unwrapped gift/toy for a young child or teenager.

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Black Professionals Alliance Present: 7th Annual Holiday Social & Toy Drive

Thursday, December 1st, 2016, 6:00pm – 10:00pm

House Of Blues Music Hall (1204 Caroline St.)

FREE for paid members of the participating organizations (this means current HAABSE members!)

All Non-Members = $20

Bring an unopened, unwrapped gift and receive a free drink on us!



Message From Our President

I am honored to serve as the President of the Houston Area Alliance of Black School Educators (HAABSE). HAABSE is an organization open to educators and non-educators of all nationalities. Our primary goal is to close the achievement gap between children of African descent and other student groups. Therefore, I encourage you to join this great organization that focuses on the education of all youth, especially children of African descent. Read more…

~Dr. Elaine Bailey, HAABSE President


32nd Annual TABSE Conference – Register Today

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