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!

Now enrolling for Fall Spanish classes for children!

This Fall, ignite your child’s passion for learning Spanish! In our small-group Saturday classes, students discover the Spanish language through games, songs, chants, crafts, and communicative activities. Classes take place at Rose City Park United Methodist Church (5830 NE Alameda St.) Register online or by phone!

Spanish for little ones (Ages 3 - 5)
Saturdays | 10:00am - 10:40am | Sept. 30th - Dec. 9th

Spanish for kids (Ages 6 - 9)
Saturdays | 10:45am - 11:30am | Sept. 30th - Dec. 9th


Join us for Conversation Night - Aug. 18th!

Come to Tierra for a casual evening of Spanish conversation Friday, August 18th from 6:30-8:00pm! Conversation Night is a great chance for students of ALL LEVELS to come and practice using the Spanish skills you’re learning!  A free event open to the public, this also is a perfect opportunity to meet some Tierra students and teachers and make connections in our community. We’ll have a light potluck meal, please bring a dish or drink to share or a suggested $5 donation.

¡Nos vemos el viernes 18 de agosto!

Late Summer Spanish classes start August 14th!

Pursue your goal of building your Spanish skills in an enjoyable and effective Spanish course at Tierra! This “Late Summer Term”, starting August 14th, 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 now 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!


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