Spanish classTierra Educational Center is a locally owned, independent language school located in NE Portland, Oregon. We offer small group and private Spanish classes of the highest quality for adults and children of all levels. Our experienced and enthusiastic instructors implement Tierra’s well-structured, original curriculum utilizing dynamic and conversational activities for the most effective learning experience. By providing an open and friendly classroom environment and hosting holiday celebrations and conversation nights open to the public, we build community through the sharing of language, culture, and love of learning.

We invite you to navigate our website to find out more about our services, course offerings, and teaching methods. Thank you for your interest!

Our Summer Term Schedule is out! Reserve your spot today!

Make your summer more fruitful by improving your Spanish skills in a class at Tierra! In our small-group classes you’ll find the perfect recipe of engaging language instruction in an encouraging community environment. This Summer Term, which starts the week of July 9th, choose from once or twice weekly courses for students of all ability levels, from Beginner 1 to Advanced, plus Conversational Spanish and unique cultural immersion courses!

Check out our complete Summer Term Schedule and Register by Friday, June 22nd to take advantage of our Early Bird Discount!

Take one of our online placement exams to receive our personalized course recommendation for you!

Last chance to join one of our special 3-week Summer Intersession classes!

Tierra’s “Summer Intersession” - a special 3-week term between our Spring and Summer Terms - provides you the special opportunity to immerse yourself in Spanish with  unique conversational and cultural immersion course options. Taking place from June 13th - July 5th, intersession offerings include a wide range of courses designed to give students the chance to practice in a new and refreshing context, as well as a super intensive Beginner 1 course meeting 4 times per week,  for an accelerated experience akin to studying abroad!

Check out our complete Summer Intersession Schedule and Register today to save your spot!

If you’ve studied Spanish before, take one of our online placement exams and we’ll get back to you quickly with our recommendation!

Summer Spanish for High School Students!

We’re excited to offer a special 6-week course providing high school students the opportunity to practice their Spanish skills over the summer! This fun and engaging small-group course will include some time dedicated to one-on-one tutoring to meet the particular learning needs of each student enrolled!

Spanish for High School Students
(1x/week for 6 weeks)
Thursdays | 12:30pm-2:00pm | July 12th - August 16th

Register online or by phone!

6-week Summer Children’s classes start July 10th!

This Summer get your child excited about learning a second language in our small-group Spanish classes for kids!  Your child will encounter a fun and stimulating immersion environment in which students actively participate in games, songs, chants, and crafts. This summer we’ll be offering Tuesday morning courses, starting July 10th! Classes take place at the Rose City Park United Methodist Church. Register online or by phone!

Spanish for little ones (Ages 3 - 5)
Tuesdays | 11:00am-11:40am | July 10th - Aug 14th

Spanish for kids (Ages 6 - 10)
Tuesdays  | 11:45am-12:30am | July 10th - Aug 14th



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