Kate BarrattTania Hino talks to Kate Barratt about teaching children empathy.

Kate has B.A. in Early Childhood and Family Studies from the University of Washington, Master in teaching from the University of Washington, and with a Certificate in e-Learning and Instructional Design.

Kate is an innovative educator and instructional leader. Originally from Toronto, Canada, she has found her forever home in the PNW with her family. Prior to joining Meridian, she taught third and fourth grade and was an instructional technology/curriculum lead. Guided by her principle of always putting students first, Kate is excited to have joined the Meridian family’s SEL faculty. At home, you can find Kate chasing a very active two year old and taking long walks around Wallingford with her husband and dog, usually with a stop for ice cream.

Please see below for Kate’s book list recommendations.  


Children’s books about empathy and kindness

A Kid’s Books about Empathy