Welcome to HAABSE

HAABSE Aspiring Leaders Mini-Conference

On Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Sherman Elementary School (1909 McKee St.) HAABSE will gather for a free mini-conference where participants (including campus-based administrators, teacher leaders, and central office staff) will be able to take charge in facilitating their professional growth.

  • Actively engage in sessions that will support you in your current position and prepare you for future leadership roles.
  • Network with Houston-area assistant superintendents, principals, assistant principals, central office staff, instructional coaches, and other educators.
  • Learn about the do’s and don’t in the interviewing process.

Cost: Free (Please bring a toy or a monetary gift to support our holiday toy drive)

Refreshments will be served at 8:45 a.m.

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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.

2017 Teacher of the Year Application

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

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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…

Message from 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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