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!

Celebrate Tierra’s 9th Anniversary this Saturday!

Please join us on Cinco de mayo, this Saturday, May 5th from 5-7pm to celebrate Tierra’s 9th Anniversary! Enjoy a potluck feast including tamales and agua de jamaica while you meet people who share your interest in Latin American culture! Don’t miss the chance to win in our FREE RAFFLE - great prizes include a free Spanish course and discounts at Tierra as well as gift certificates to Pollo Norte, Epif, and other local eateries! There will be crafts and face-painting - we encourage you to invite your family and friends and bring a dish or drink to share!

¡Nos vemos el 5 de mayo!

Mid-Spring Term classes start May 7th - Register Today!

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 7th, 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 complete Mid-Spring 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!


Now enrolling for Spring Spanish classes for children!

This Spring, invite your child to discover new worlds by learning to communicate in a second language! 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 | April 21st - June 16th

Spanish for kids (Ages 6 - 10)
Saturdays | 10:45am - 11:30am | April 21st - June 16th



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