OUR VISION: A world in which everyone experiences harmonious communication, natural learning, and unbounded creativity.


Diane Dávalos Beale, Founder and Director

was founded in 1978 by Diane Dávalos Beale, Ph.D., ABD, who now works with six of the most talented accelerative learning teachers in the U.S. All of them are well experienced in the method with native speaking ability, charm, a sense of humor, a deep joy in their work, and a sincere concern for their students. They have taught Spanish and the Expanded Learning methodology to over 20,000 people in 13 countries. In addition to regular courses, they have vast experience in specialized areas such as health care, business, bilingual education, ministry, hospitality, social service, and government agencies.

Diane has presented to professional groups throughout the U.S. and in Mexico, France, Austria, Brazil, Argentina, England, Canada, and Switzerland.

She has published professional articles on the theory of accelerative learning ("Suggestology and the Emerging New Sciences"); on the results of an experimental course ("Mini-immersion in Medical Spanish for Family Practice") and a book for teachers (Activities to Expand Learning). She has also written and recorded nine theater pieces for learning Spanish: El elefante constipado, Hijos del sol, La nueva vida, Guess who's Coming to Dinner, Hablemos el mismo idioma, El Mito magnífico de Manuel y su manguera mágica, El Camino, El Santuario de Chimayó, and Voces antiguas del futuro

Diane's greatest joy is seeing student begin to relax, have fun, gain confidence, and start communicating in a new language.

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