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 Saturday, Sept.16th!

Come celebrate with us on Saturday, September 16th from 5:00 - 7:00pm for Tierra’s 9th annual Latin American Independence Fiesta! Practice speaking Spanish and make connections with those who share your interest in language and culture at this free community celebration. We’ll learn about how independence is celebrated in Mexico and across Latin America and enjoy building community!

Please join us for a delicious potluck meal including traditional dishes such as tinga de pollo, tamales, and agua de jamaica. We encourage you to bring a dish or drink to share or suggested $5 contribution.

Fall Term Spanish classes filling up fast. Reserve your spot now!

Back-to-school excitement is in the air for students of all ages! This fall pursue your Spanish-learning goals in a dynamic and motivating Spanish class at Tierra! You’re sure to find the perfect course for you this Fall Term from among our 11 levels of Spanish plus stimulating Conversational & Advanced Literature courses. Come find out why our students rave about the positive experience they have in our small-group classes and choose from convenient daytime and evening schedule options - classes start the week of Sept. 25th!

Check out our complete Fall Term Schedule and Register now to reserve 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!

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



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