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Conferences and Events

NABSE hosts and organizes numerous conferences and events throughout the year. They are listed below.


Held every November, this event attracts nearly 2,500 conferees for four days of inspiring plenary sessions, PreK-12 school tours, informative presentations and educational workshops. The conference includes an exhibition area with more than 200 vendors of educational products and services.

Whether you are a teacher, principal, school board member, human resource professional, district/central office professional, higher education professional, undergraduate/graduate student, curriculum specialist, member of clergy, job seeker or any individual, organization or company concerned about the education of children of color, this Conference is for YOU!













THE NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY INSTITUTE (NEPI) - RECAP (8/29/17)

"POLICY MATTERS IN OUR NATION'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS!"
American Federation of Teachers National Headquarters,
555 New Jersey Ave. NW, Washington, DC
May 4-5, 2017




The 12th National Education Policy Institute (NEPI) took place May 4-5 in Washington, DC. The seminar was led by Governmental Relationship Liaison, LaRuth Gray. Participants spent the first day engaged in the seminar which featured panels, keynotes and discussion groups. The second day was devoted to visiting offices of the Congresspersons on Capitol Hill and lobbying for educational policy that NABSE supports. Attendees included participants from across the United States including Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee, and Virginia.
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD NEPI AGENDA



NABSE AFRICAN AMERICAN MALE YOUTH LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
July 14-16, 2017
Xavier University, New Orleans, Louisiana - RECAP

The third annual African American Male Institute was held on the campus of Xavier University in New Orleans, Louisiana. The summit was led by Dr. Emma L. Marshall Epps and her team and ran over two days, July 14th-15th.

62 African American males aged 13-16 from across the United States participated in the powerful weekend program. Affiliates sponsoring participating students included Arkansas, California, Detroit, Jefferson Parish, New York, and Texas.




NABSE offers a vast array of professional development and information sharing programs for its growing membership of concerned educators. These programs offer hands-on learning opportunities as well as invaluable informational resources for African American educators.


Third Annual Teacher Leadership Summit
Phoenix, AZ

June 22-23, 2017
"Educational Excellence for African Americans: The Future is in Our Hands" - RECAP (8/29/17)
(Click below for details.)




PARENT FORUM
August 12, 2017
Charlotte-Mecklenburg My Brother's K eeper Parent Forum Program - RECAP (8/29/17)

In a continuing effort to engage parents and communities alike, Dr. Betty Howell Gray and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg NABSE affiliate mounted and engaged in a spirted parent forum on August 12th.The goal of the forum was the provide families, communities and educators with the tools to strengthen family and school connections for student success.
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