Johannes Froebel Parker is a New York State certified teacher with a long career, teaching English as a Second Language.
During high school he attended Colegio Marista in Santa Cruz, Bolivia as a Rotary Club Exchange Student and returned home to graduate as valedictorian from Marathon Central School in 1975. During his undergraduate work at the University at Albany he studied as part of a university exchange at the Julius-Maximilians Universitaet in Wuerzburg, Germany. He earned an M.A. in German literature and language at the University at Albany after which he taught English as a Foreign Language at the Marie-Curie Oberschule in Charlottenburg, Berlin. In 1985 he completed an M.S. in education at Albany and taught English as a Second Language in a local public school for nearly 30 years. He has been director of Froebel Gallery, Ltd. since 1991.