About Steam Coaches

Math/STEAM Coaches help the teachers and students better understand Common Core Mathematics and Science/Engineering at the Elementary Level.

We help bring meaning to math instruction and help explain the why behind the math the students are learning!

Michelle Pollack started her teaching career in Nanuet UFSD as a 7th grade math teacher. She also taught 6th grade mathematics and ELA during her time there. She is certified in elementary education, grades preK - 6 and mathematics education grades 7-12 with a Masters of Arts in Curriculum and Teaching from Teachers College. In 2012 she became a math coach and AIS math teacher in Pine Bush CSD. In 2017 she became a Math Coach and Steam Coach for the District.

Mariann Bott started her teaching career in Highland Falls, NY as a K-1 teacher. She also taught in Goshen as a K,1,2,multi age teacher. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Education with a Minor in Science from NewPaltz. Her Masters in Special Ed was earned from CCNY. She has been teaching in Pine Bush since 2004 as a Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade teacher. in 2018 she became a Math Coach and Steam Coach for the district.

Michelle Pollack - (K-6 District - Wide)

Mariann Bott - (Pre K - 5 District - Wide)

Contact Information

Michelle Pollack: michelle.pollack@pinebushschools.org

Mariann Bott: Mariann.bott@pinebushschools.org