Faculty

Michele Weisman

Michele Weisman

Michele Weisman founded Meet the Writers after twenty-five years engaged in product development with some of the most respected names in children’s publishing, including Sesame Workshop, Scholastic, and Highlights for Children. Meet the Writers’ mission is to support literacy and foster a love of reading in all New York City students by bringing inspiring authors and illustrators to their schools.

Michele enlists authors and facilitates panels for the New York City Department of Education’s Middle School Quality Initiative annual event for middle school educators. In addition, Michele has served Hunter College High School as PTA Co-president, working closely with the administration, overseeing twenty-five active committees, and fundraising close to $1M annually.