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!

Come Celebrate: Tierra’s 8th Anniversary Fiesta - Saturday, May 6th!

Join us for a festive community celebration as we mark Tierra’s 8th Anniversary on Saturday, May 6th from 5-7pm. We’re thrilled to have special musical guests Chayag back with us after they delighted us with their beautiful Andean folk music and dance performance last year. We’ll enjoy a potluck feast including the best tamales in town and homemade agua de jamaica, so please bring a dish or drink to share (or a suggested $5 contribution)! All are most welcome to attend, we encourage you to invite your family and friends and join us for this memorable evening!

¡Nos vemos el 6 de mayo!

Mid-Spring Term classes start May 8th!

Take advantage of that spring-time burst of energy and pursue your Spanish-learning goals in a fun and motivating small-group class at Tierra! Beginning the week of May 8th, our Mid-Spring Term course offerings include a wide range of highly-effective twice-weekly intensive courses as well as conversational course options!

Check out our Mid-Spring Term class schedule and Register 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!

Spring Term Spanish classes for Children start April 15th!

Get your child excited about learning Spanish! In our small-group classes for children and youth, students discover the Spanish language through games, songs, chants, crafts, and communicative activities. Offered in the Rose City Park United Methodist Church (near NE Sandy & 57th Ave.), our stimulating Saturday morning classes will get your child’s weekend off to a positive start!

Spanish for little ones (Ages 3 - 5)
Saturdays | 10:00am - 10:45am | April 15th - June 10th*

Spanish for kids (Ages 6 - 9)
Saturdays | 10:45am - 11:30am | April 15th - June 10th*

*Please note: No class May 27th for Memorial Day weekend


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