Polly brings over 15 years of national and international leadership experience building educational programs and leading change initiatives. She helps school leaders overcome adversity and challenges, including funding, curriculum evolution, and regional political and socioeconomic obstacles to success.
In her role as Head of School at Escuela Americana El Salvador, Polly established relationships with US state department officials, laid the framework for a fundraising infrastructure, and secured $600K in grants. She also Spearheaded end-to-end program growth and change by introducing innovative solutions, design thinking, a new curriculum, and building a team aligned with the new outlook on education. This led to increased enrollment—overcoming 10 years of downward trends.