LEADING THE WAY.
BE LIFTED UP
The Oregon Alliance of Black School Educators (ORABSE) is the only organization in Oregon that focuses on supporting and serving Black educators by providing professional development, curriculum support, advocacy leadership conferences, career support, affinity-based gatherings, and networking events.
Who We Are
“We are Black teachers, paras, administrators, and other professionals, directly and indirectly involved in promoting and facilitating the education of Black students and providing support and services to Black educators.”
A society where a quality education and the opportunity to thrive as a member of the global village is a reality for all children.
Kevin Bacon -
My name is Kevin Bacon and it is an honor to be the new president of ORABSE and to follow the long line of incredible educators that were president before me. It is their legacy that energizes me and their support that guides me.
I served students in the Portland Metro K-12 system for 32 years as a classroom teacher and principal at all three levels: elementary, middle and high school. ORABSE was established in 1975 and has always been on the frontline, supporting students and educators of African descent.
SUPPORT OUR MISSION
All donated funds are tax deductible and help us to continue to support our educators throughout the state, award scholarships to college students from freshman year through masters degrees, and help children in our community. We need more volunteers in our Oregon schools support programs that transform what is possible for our youth.
BIG THANK YOU TO
Elevate Us Fund
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