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Krista Pollock named South Barber Elementary Teacher of the Year

She says a changed society and technology have transformed education most in her 25-year career


March 23, 2022

In her 25th year of teaching school, Krista Pollock said, "I still love it."

Telling her teaching philosophy, Pollock said, "Kids don't care how much I know until they know how much I care." On Monday mornings she asks every student how their weekend was. "They trust me. It's all about relationships. They know I care about them. I watch their ballgames and other extra-curricular activities – I like to know. I've found that by first having a good relationship with my students – then their learning will come. I firmly believe that."

"My passion is teaching math," Pollock said. She current...

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