Itihari Toure Ed.D. is the curriculum specialist and evaluation coordinator for the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference Inc., Micah Institute. Itihari Y. Toure has worked in the field of education, the Black church, and with Black women in ministry since 1975. Itihari Toure currently works with the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) in Atlanta, Georgia as faculty in the Master of Arts Christian Education degree program and Director of the Sankofa Center for Data Evaluation and Quality Enhancement (QEP). She serves as the religious education director at First African Presbyterian church in Lithonia, Georgia writing the church leadership, congregation and youth curricula. Her recent efforts launched C.A.R.E., a congregational and pastoral social justice apprenticeship for youth. Dr. Toure is also the academic consultant for Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary working with its clergy and leadership education initiatives. Her educational pursuits to obtain a B.A. in Education and Psychology, a M.A. in Human Development and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership examining community learning models were all under girded by her study with and mentoring by Dr. Asa G. Hilliard III, noted psychologist and educator.