Outstanding Teacher Awards and Recognition Ceremony

The Houston Area Alliance of Black School Educators held our Outstanding Teacher Awards and Recognition Ceremony (TARC) on February 6, 2019 at the Bayou City Event Center at 6:00 p.m. Want to join us next year? Sign up for our mailing list

HAABSE Outstanding Teacher Awards and Recognition Ceremony
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Bayou City Event Center
9401 Knight Road
Houston, Texas 77045

tarc flyer

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. Thank you to our sponsors for your generous support of this important celebration!

Sponsorship Levels

  • Bronze: $1000 (Includes table of 10 at TARC)
  • Silver: $1500 (Includes logo in program and table of 10 at TARC)
  • Gold: $2500 (Includes logo on display screen, logo in program, and table of 10 at TARC)
  • Underwriter: $5000 (Includes recognition with plaque at ceremony, logo on display screen, logo in program, and table of 10 at TARC)



PITSCO Education

Pitsco Education Sponsor

Stantec Architecture

Statec Sponsor



Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt




Cornerstone Lending Sponsor

Freddie Mac 

Freddie Mac Sponsor

Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam 

Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Sponsor

O’Hanlon, Demerath & Castillo 

O’Hanlon, Demerath & Castillo Sponsor



FBMC Benefits Management 

FBMC Sponsor

Teacher nominees from each participating school are recognized and honored simply by completing Part I of the application (Data Form and Photo). Teacher nominees who compete for the HAABSE Teacher of the Year honor, however, must be a HAABSE member and complete all parts of the application. Teachers must have the approval of their principal. Teachers may use the link to apply by December 14, 2018. Applicants after that date can still be recognized during the ceremony.

Teacher Application Link: https://www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/cAIuyXazfpwe26C

A $1,000 College Scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior in pursuit of a degree in education. Winner(s) will be announced at the HAABSE Teacher Awards and Recognition Ceremony. Students may use the link to apply by January 4, 2019. 

Student Application Link: https://www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/Ef7RWemBh72Pe3k  

The HAABSE Retired Educators’ Committee will review applications, determine and interview finalists, and then select the Teacher of the Year recipients and runner-ups who win monetary awards ranging from $100.00 to $1,000.

Congratulations to the 2018 winners!

2018 HAABSE Student Scholarship Recipient
Lauren Harris
Yates High School, Houston ISD

2018 HAABSE Secondary Teacher of the Year
Shaughn Thomas
Lake Olympia Middle School, Fort Bend ISD

2018 HAABSE Elementary Teacher of the Year
Affton Coleman
Jones Elementary School, Aldine ISD

2017 HAABSE Living Legend Award
Dr. Mattelia B. Grays,
Retired District III Superintendent, Houston ISD
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