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!

Mid-Fall Spanish classes start October 28th!

As the days get shorter, add some excitement to the season by enrolling in a 5-week Spanish course in our Mid-Fall Term at Tierra! Our small-group classes with a maximum of 8 students provide a comfortable and stimulating setting in which to boost your Spanish language skills. With a wide range of twice-weekly standard course options plus once-weekly conversational courses, there’s something for everyone!

Check out our complete Mid-Fall Term Schedule and Register to save your spot!

If you’ve studied Spanish before, take one of our online placement exams to receive a personalized course recommendation!

Come celebrate “Día de Muertos”: Fiesta Saturday, Nov. 2nd

Join us at Tierra on Saturday, November 2nd from 4:00-6:00pm for our most popular annual tradition: our “Día de Muertos” celebration!

Come experience this feast for the senses: the vivid images of our traditional altar, the smell of bread, spices, and food on the ofrenda, the taste of tamales, atole, pan de muerto, and all of the delicious dishes you and other students bring, and the beautiful sound of classical guitar as Tierra's director, Norberto Medina, offers us a special Latin American guitar recital.

We invite you to optionally bring a dish or drink to share and a photo of a deceased loved or admired one to add to the altar.

This exciting event is free and open to the community, please feel free to invite your family and friends!

¡Nos vemos el 2 de noviembre!

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