Polly Smith

Kindergarten Teacher

Mrs. Polly Smith loves teaching Kindergarten in the mornings and Extended Learning with both Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten students in the afternoon. Mrs. Smith came to Pilgrim after 7 years of teaching Pre-K. At Pilgrim, she has been a pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten teacher. She has a BA in youth ministry and an MA in teaching.

Mrs. Polly Smith is the new Co-Teacher for the AM Pre-K. She comes to us from Salem Christian School in Humboldt Park/Logan Square after 7 years of teaching Pre-K there. She received a BA in Youth Ministry from Moody Bible Institute and an MA in Education from North Park University, graduating both with high honors.

Mrs. Smith has been involved in Early Childhood Education for over 10 years and has a passion for teaching young students and inspiring a love of life-long learning. She is excited to be a part of Pilgrim’s play-based program and see students grow and explore while having fun in the classroom!

When not at school, Mrs. Smith enjoys cooking, reading and spending time with friends and her husband, Tom.