Anna Cook lived in Opava, Czech Republic from 1994-2002. She returned to the Czech Republic in 2008-2009 and has been offering Beginner & Intermediate courses for the Community in Czech Language & Culture in Czech-American Communities since February 2009. In 2012 she began teaching via Skype, and in 2013 she was awarded a grant to attend Methodologies of Teaching the Czech Language course in Prague by the Czech Government for Czech teachers in expatriate communities. In 2015 Anna became a Registered Court Interpreter with the State of Illinois Courts and is involved with several Czech-American organizations including Wisconsin Czechs, Inc., Chicago Czech Center, Bohemian Lawyers´ Association of Chicago and others. In 2017 she was selected to serve as a Sister-City delegate on behalf of Two Rivers, Wisconsin to Domažlice, Czech Republic.