MMABSE celebrates 50 years of educating the community at annual conference

December 19, 2019

Photo by Yvonne Kemp

On Saturday, November 16, 2019, the Metropolitan Milwaukee Alliance of Black School Educators (MMABSE) held their annual fall conference at the Potawatomi Hotel, 1721 W. Canal Street. This year’s conference marked the organization’s 50th anniversary.

The theme for this year’s conference “A Golden Celebration – A Journey Back to Our Roots: A Recommitment to Educating Our Youth.” The conference featured vendors, a moderated panel discussion, special breakout sessions for parents and retirees and was closed out by keynote speaker and past MMABSE President Michael Smith, Ph.D.

Pictured are (back row, from left) Conference Chairperson Dr. Anita Sparks; Karen Malone; Keith Carrington; current MMABSE President Dr. Christlyn Frederick-Stanley; (front row, from left) Catherine Miles; Dr. Rogers Onick; and Jenelle Elder-Green.