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!

Join us for a Latin American Independence Fiesta Friday 9/14!

Colectivo Son Jarocho de PortlandCome celebrate with us for Tierra’s 10th annual Latin American Independence Fiesta on Friday, September 14th from 6:00 - 8:00pm. Enjoy an animated live music performance by the Colectivo Son Jarocho de Portland, who spread the community spirit of the traditional Son Jarocho musical style from Veracruz, Mexico with its “zapateado” dance and array of original instruments.

Practice speaking Spanish and make connections with those who share your interest in language and culture at this free community celebration. We’ll share a delicious potluck meal including typical dishes such as tinga de pollo, tamales, and agua de jamaica. We encourage you to bring a dish or drink to share!

You’ll have a chance to win great prizes in our FREE RAFFLE, held at the end of the event! Invite your family and friends - children are welcome!

¡Nos vemos el viernes, 14 de septiembre!

Last call for Late Summer Term classes - Register today!

Pursue your goal of building your Spanish skills in an enjoyable and effective Spanish course at Tierra! This “Late Summer Term”, starting August 13th, you’ll find stimulating twice-weekly intensive courses which will get on the road to quick progress, as well as once-weekly Conversational Spanish courses designed to boost your confidence in speaking.
Choose from convenient morning or evening schedule options and reserve your spot today!

Check out our complete Late Summer Term Schedule and Register today to reserve your spot!

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


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)
Fridays | 9:00am-10:30am | July 13th - August 17th

Register online or by phone!


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