Welcome to HAABSE

HAABSE Homecoming Picnic 2016

Join us on Sunday, June 26, 2016 at Deussen Park from 1 – 5 p.m. for a relaxing afternoon at the park both outdoors and indoors with fun, food, family, music, and door prizes! We look forward to seeing our members, their families, friends, and those who may be interesting in joining HAABSE! Look for the Senior Citizen Building by the lake. Since we live in Houston we have to be prepared for the heat and/or rain! Thank you to Dana Enriquez Vontoure of Vontoure Learning for being our sponsor! Read more…

Outstanding Teacher Awards and Recognition Ceremony

In conjunction with the observance of Black History Month, HAABSE is held the Outstanding Teacher Awards and Recognition Ceremony Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. at the George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX, 77010. The theme for this occasion was: “Leading Change, Driving Innovation, and Making a Difference for Students of African Descent.”

Congratulations to this year’s 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


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