Research Analyst and Policy Advisor, Learning Policy Institute
Hanna Melnick is a Research Analyst and Policy Advisor at the Learning Policy Institute, where she co-leads the Early Childhood Learning team. She is the lead author of Understanding California’s Early Care and Education System and Building an Early Learning System That Works: Next Steps for California. She is also a member of the Deeper Learning team, with a focus on school climate and social-emotional learning. Previously, she taught elementary school in the Bay Area. Melnick holds an M.P.P. from the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley and a B.A. from Harvard University.