Abby Polakow

Abby Polakow began her teaching career as a Waldorf teacher several years ago. After leaving Waldorf, she explored similar independent education environments that provided the freedom of creating lessons that could accommodate the individual students with whom she was working.

Abby has a bachelor’s degree in history from UCLA, where her primary focus was learning ancient Egyptian history and reading hieroglyphs. That interest has continued, as Abby returns to Egypt nearly every year. Before becoming a teacher,

Abby spent over a decade as a costume designer. She hopes that her variety of experiences and adventures inspire her students to pursue their wildest dreams!

Abby teaches:

  • Adventures in Literature
  • All About Fractions
  • American History
  • Astronomy
  • Building Blocks of Math
  • Environmental Science
  • Handwriting and Cursive
  • History of the Middle East
  • It’s a Mystery
  • Multiplication and Division
  • The Rise of Detective Fiction
  • Words on the Page
  • World History
  • Writing and Grammar
  • Writing for Real Life
  • Westchester Waldorf-based Program

Abby is a available for tutoring in all subjects. For more information about tutoring, click here.