Polly graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies with an Early Childhood Education certification. Prior to joining The Compass School in 2006, Polly worked and volunteered in a variety of educational settings including: South Shore Mental Health Center where she worked as a therapeutic support staff member and teacher for children with behavioral needs. While at The Compass School, Polly has had the opportunity to teach at several different step-levels. Her experiences include; a multi-age classroom of 4th, 5th and 6th grade students, a stand alone fourth grade classroom, and is happy to be currently teaching second grade. She is thrilled to be experiencing a little bit of everything!