To honor the Black community and all of those who share a responsibility
in the education of African American youth.
Positive News in the Black Community!
Khloe Kares offers community outreach, a leadership series and even a global outreach—in 2016, Khloe raised $12,000 for a water pump and bathroom in rural Ghana.
Notice of Public Meeting to Discuss the Plano ISD State Financial Integrity Rating
Plano ISD will hold a public meeting at 6:00 p.m., November 3, 2021 in the board room located in the Plano ISD Administration Center at 2700 W. 15th Street, Plano. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss Plano ISD's rating on the State’s financial integrity rating.
Featuring Concurrent Workshops on Important Topics:
Leadership – Relevant issues faced by district leaders, principals, higher education administrators and aspiring leaders, including counselors and school/college board members.
Student Achievement – Curriculum alignment, instructional design, and assessment development strategies that result in improved student learning. Specifically addressing topics such as literacy, college developmental education, Science, Technology and Math (STEM).
Parent and Community Involvement – Practices that promote parental/family engagement, as well as building sustainable partnerships that benefit local communities.
Diverse Learners – Discussion of the unique academic needs of diverse learners, including underserved students, SPED, and ELL learners. Exploration of best practices to better understand and incorporate insight into diversity on campus and in the classroom.
Higher Education Connection – Addressing issues that pertain to higher education personnel and students obtaining undergraduate and advanced degrees and those aspiring to work in higher education.
Higher Education/RESEARCH – Researchers may present their discoveries and general research on topics relevant in higher education.
College, Career & Military Readiness – Addressing issues that relate to college access and job attainment, including ACT/SAT success, advanced placement, and military opportunities for minority students.
Educational Technology – Sessions will explore successful and/or innovative tools to enhance student and professional learning.
Discipline/CULTURAL RESPONSIVENESS/RESTORATIVE PRACTICE – Special strand to explore specific strategies that will help educators address guidance and management for students of African descent.
Association Member Benefits Advisors (AMBA) is a nationwide full-service agency focused on plan design, negotiations, and implementation of benefits for Associations that represent Active and Retired Teachers, School Employees, State Employees, Firefighters, Nurses, and more. They are a turnkey benefit provider with exclusive negotiated insurance benefits programs and discounts on travel, electronics, dining, and more! AMBA assists Associations and School Districts in obtaining high-quality benefits for their members and employees.
Currently, AMBA partners with more than 70 associations in 37 states and over 5 Million members.
In 2020, AMBA made a 4-year pledge commitment valued at over $50,000 in financial support and other services to TABSE in support of our organization goals and community programming.
The Call for Proposals is now open for the TABSE Texas 37th Annual State Conference to be held in Dallas, TX February 9-13, 2022! Accepted presenters are required to register for the conference at a discounted rate. Email questions to TABSEproposals@gmail.com.
Monthly Motivational Music
Sometimes we just need an upbeat, feel good song!
Plano Area Alliance of Black School Educators