Holly Seehafer grew up on a farm in Marshfield, Wisconsin, always ready to see the world. Holly earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Upon graduation, she moved to the Twin Cities and soon discovered her passion for teaching as an educational assistant in a literacy class designed for English language learners, pushing her to complete a graduate level teaching program at Hamline University. Holly spent several years building the Response to Intervention system at another immersion school before moving abroad, teaching in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, Caracas, Venezuela and Dubai, United Arab Emirates in both IB and standard American curriculum schools. Holly’s tour abroad includes living in Bogota, Colombia for a year and a half pursuing independent projects while starting a family. While abroad, she completed a Master of Science degree in Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment from Walden University. Holly joined ISLA as a Grade 6 teacher in the fall of 2019, and is passionate about leading her students through the PYP Exhibition during their final year at the school. As of fall 2020, she is also an ISLA parent. When not teaching, she enjoys practicing yoga or spending time in and around the lakes with her family.