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!

Tierra’s 15th Anniversary Fiesta is May 11th!

Mark your calendars! Tierra will be celebrating our quinceañera marking 15 years since we opened in May, 2009! The fiesta will be Saturday, May 11th from 5-7pm. Join us at Tierra (5745 NE Glisan St. in Portland)  for this special event, a wonderful opportunity to meet Tierra students and teachers and build community, plus a chance to win Spanish classes and other great prizes in our free raffle! There will be live traditional Mexican music with Raúl and Margarita Gómez starting at 6pm.

This event is free and open to the community - invite your family and friends! It will be potluck style, there will be tamales, rice, beans, and agua de jamaica, we welcome you to optionally contribute a main dish, side dish, salad, dessert, or drink to our celebratory feast.

¡Nos vemos el 11 de mayo!

Mid-Spring Term Spanish classes start May 6th!

Spanish classThis spring build community and expand your Spanish language skills in a welcoming and highly-interactive small-group course with Tierra! Find out why our students report their Spanish class as being a highlight of their week! Our skilled instructors engage students in fun conversational practice no matter what structures they’re learning. There are great course options, both in-person and online, for students of all levels! Mid-Spring Term starts the week of May 6th!

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 tests to receive a personalized course recommendation for you!


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