The TABPHE Houston Chapter is committed to serving members in the Houston, Katy, Missouri City, Sugarland, Spring/Cypress, Woodland, Deer Park, Pasadena, Galveston, Texas City, League City, and other surrounding Houston, Texas community through fundraising activities for student scholarships and faculty professional development.
We believe that "Geography can no longer be an excuse for lack of participation." We are dedicated to utilizing 21st Century technologies to provide access and unique opportunities for professional development and networking.
Meeting like Minded People: To share and engage in conversation and implement solutions toward barriers that hinder black personnel in higher education
Networking: To actively engage in network-building activities with local, state, and national organizations for the purpose of securing changes in laws and policies detrimental to our constituents
Recruitment/Retention: To assist and serve our members, and the institutions where we work by establishing effective institutional programs to recruit and retain black personnel (professional staff & faculty), and students in higher education
Sharing Information: TABPHE and the Austin chapter encourages its members to educate college/university leadership about African-American faculty, staff and student recruitment & retention strategies