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!

Fall into Spanish class this November!

As the days get shorter, add some excitement to the season by enrolling in a 5-week Spanish course in our Mid-Fall Term** at Tierra! Our small-group classes with a maximum of 8 students provide a comfortable and stimulating setting in which you’ll boost your Spanish language skills with high-quality instruction and focused conversational practice. Join a twice-weekly class on weekday mornings or evenings and make real progress in less time than you’d think possible!

Check out our complete Mid-fall Term Schedule and Register now!

Celebrate "Day of the Dead" - Sat. Nov. 1st, 6-8pm!

Come experience and learn about the unique and fascinating Mexican celebration of the dead at Tierra’s 6th annual “Día de Muertos” community fiesta. Join us on Saturday,
November 1st  from 6:00 - 8:00pm
for a special evening including a delicious potluck meal and live classical guitar performance by our school director!

We’ll sip warm atole and enjoy Oaxacan tamales and homemade pan de muerto as we contemplate the beautiful ofrenda or “offering” commemorating our loved ones who’ve passed and ancestors with traditional adornments.

This highly-anticipated event is free and open to the community. We encourage you to bring a dish or beverage to share and to invite your family and friends of all ages!


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