Name: Sissy Seiwald
Position: Founder of the School
Mother tongue: German
Other languages: Italian, English
Zodiac: Cancer
Preferred singer: Paolo Conte
Preferred meal: Bruschetta al pomodoro
Favorite places in Florence: Santo Spirito and Piazzale Michelangelo
Favorite museum: Corridoio Vasariano
Favorite restaurant: Il Cinghiale Bianco
Recurrently used Italian words: Ci penso io!

Name: Augusto Merlini
Position: Founder and Director of the School
Responsibilities: Marketing / PR
Mother tongue: Italian
Other languages: English
Zodiac: Pisces
Preferred singer: Lucio Dalla
Preferred meal: Bistecca alla Fiorentina
Favorite places in Florence: Ponte Vecchio
Favorite museum: Uffizi
Favorite restaurant: Fuor d’Acqua
Recurrently used Italian words: Allora?.... Hai finito?

Name: Francesca Puglisi
Position: Director of Studies
Responsibilities: Student placement and final exams, organization of instructor’s work, preparation of didactic materials, teachers’ training, organization of “extracurricular” program for students, school groups, etc.
Mother tongue: Italian
Other languages: English and Spanish
Zodiac: Aries
Preferred singer: Renato Zero
Preferred meal: Schiacciata alla Mortadella
Favorite places in Florence: Oltrarno
Favorite museum: Palazzo della Signoria
Favorite restaurant: Da Stefano al Galluzzo
Recurrently used Italian words: Meglio!!!!!

Name: Martina Balzer
Position: Assistant Director
Responsibilities: Housing coordination/ general administration/ enrolments/ payments
European school group-programs
Mother tongue: German
Other languages: Italian and English
Zodiac: Taurus
Preferred singer: Franco Battiato
Preferred meal: Everything consisting, filled or covered with chocolate
Favorite places in Florence: The Santo Spirito area and Bellosguardo
Favorite museum: Il Bargello
Favorite restaurant: Teatro del Sale
Recurrently used Italian words: Ma senti!

The teachers