Flor Franklin is a native of Caracas, Venezuela. Her mother is from Valera, Trujillo State, in Venezuela and her father is from New York. She grew up in a merry home with both cultures. She is very proud of her roots and upbringing. In Caracas, she attended the school known as Mater Salvatoris where she demonstrated strong language skills in English, and it is why she decided to study in UNIMET (Universidad Metropolitana of Caracas). She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Modern Languages with a major in Teaching. Also, she attended the Berlitz School of Languages in Caracas where she obtained the certificate in translation, Legal and Commercial, for both English and Spanish. In 2013, she obtained her Speaker's Certificate from the Social Communication School after studying at the University (Universidad Central de Venezuela), where she learned new ways to exercise vocalization. She has worked for different schools in Venezuela´s capital and in 2015 moved to Minnesota. Furthering her education, she attended a course on Human Relations for Teachers in Normandale Community College and successfully completed a course for obtaining her official Certificate as Spanish Interpreter in The Community Interpreter International in Hopkins. She started out as a substitute teacher in Hopkins, and is now a member of the RTI team in ISLA. She is passionate about teaching and believes in ISLA´s immersion program.