Chiquita R. Toure

School Librarian, Eastmoor Academy

AASL member Chiquita Toure is school librarian at Eastmoor Academy, a public high school in Columbus, Ohio. She is the 2018 recipient of the Helen Jenkins Davis Award presented by the Columbus Education Association to recognize a teacher who has worked to promote social justice, diversity, and human and civil rights. She recently authored “Not Your Mother’s School Library: Transformational Thinking and Innovation to Impact Learning for the School Community” and “A Serendipitous Moment Sparks a Writing Club” for the Knowledge Quest blog.