Arizona Alliance ofBlack

School Educators

AzABSE

Zel Fowler (right), with Johanna Hayes, 2016 National Teacher of the Year

On Tuesday, May 3, President Obama honored the 2016 National Teacher of the Year, alongside of State Teachers of the year, and great educators from across the country. AzABSE President, Zel Fowler was invited to attend in the category of great educators from  across the country. Zel Fowler, who received the Marcus Foster Distinguished Educator of the Year Award at the National Alliance of Black School Educators’ (NABSE) 43rd Annual Conference in D.C. (November, 2015), was nominated by Gerri Bohannan, of NABSE.