Chiquita Toure is a doctoral student in Educational Policy, Organization and Leadership with a concentration in Diversity and Equity . As an educator- librarian her research interests include ethnic diversity in literature for grades PK12 soft censorship among school librarians, history of African American public education, oral history and Black Girlhood narratives. She has served in the Columbus City School disrict for over 27 years.
Advisor: Dr Sharon Lee
Expected graduation date: 2026
Ed.D. student, Education Policy, Organization & Leadership, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Concentration: Diversity and Equity
M.Ed., School Library and Information Technologies, Mansfield University ,Mansfield, Pennslyvania
M.Ed., Educational Policy Studies, Policy Analysis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.S., Elementary Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign