Anna Franitza was born and raised near Stuttgart in southern Germany. Taking an interest in international education, she completed a B.Ed. in international primary education at Stenden University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands as well as an M.Ed. in the International Baccalaureate with specializations in the PYP and MYP at the University of Melbourne in Australia. Prior to commencing her position as a Grade 2 teacher at ISE Anna has taught in Kuwait and the Czech Republic. Anna speaks German, English, and Dutch. In her free time, she enjoys reading, working out and spending time in nature.