Jennifer Brickey is the Teacher-Librarian at Oxnard High School and the 2019 Oxnard High School and Oxnard Union High School District teacher of the year. Eight years prior to transitioning to the library position, Jennifer taught a range of English courses at OHS, including remedial reading and honors. Since beginning her teaching career, Jennifer has earned a master’s degree in education from Pepperdine University and completed her master’s in library and information science in December 2017. She prides herself as an educational leader on campus who strives to improve her craft through exploration and application of new teaching strategies and methods. She also regularly designs and facilitates professional development workshops at her school and district. As a South Coast Writing Project Fellow (2011) and an educator rooted in the power of the written word, Jennifer commits herself to the advocacy of literacy, inquiry, and the literary arts. Jennifer has transformed the OHS Library into a cultural hub for the school where students pursue their passions, interests, and curiosities. Find Jennifer on Twitter @Mrs.Brickey or @OHSLibuzzy.