Degrees and Certifications:

Karen Pollari

My Background:

-I grew up in the Sidney area

-I graduated from Fairview High School

-I attended Caroll College for my B.A. in Elementary/ Special Education

-I attended the University of Montana for my M.Ed in Curriculum and Instruction and Library Media Science

-I am currently attending Dickinson State University for a B.S. in English

My Family:

-I am married and have two boys (Burton & Josh).  

-We live outside of town on my family ranch as 4th generation ranchers.  

-I enjoy hiking, fishing, photography, sewing, crafts, gardening, reading, coffee, and music.  

 My Experience:

-19 years of teaching experience

            ~14 years in K-6 general education classrooms

            ~5 years in Special Education

            ~5 years Elementary School Librarian


B.A. & M.S. in Education:

K-8 Elementary Education

K-12 Special Education

K-12 Library Media Science