Meytal Barak

Associate Director for Early Literacy

meytal@bookharvest.org

Start Date: September 2015

Role at Book Harvest: Meytal oversees the strategic direction of Book Harvest’s Early Childhood (Birth-to-Five) portfolio including the Book Babies program and Transition-to-School Navigation.

Favorite Children’s Book Right Now: “Handa’s Surprise” by Eileen Browne

Likes & Loves: Meytal loves dancing, cooking, spending time with her family, being in community, and going to the beach!

Community Involvement: Parent Child+ NC Advisory Board

Where & what she studied: MEd in Early Intervention and Family Support from UNC-CH

Experience: 20 years partnering with families, 7 years teaching in the classroom, 5 years assistant and consultant in early childhood education research

What she’s hopeful for: My hope is that we give all of our children a true sense of community every day!

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