6409 Colleyville Blvd, Suite 1, Colleyville 76034   817- 692-8302 karina@laacademiaspanish.com

About Us

La Academia Spanish Immersion in DFW, offers you a flexible schedule in Spanish classes, camps and tutoring for your busy lifestyle. You can take advantage learning the Spanish language in a relaxed environment. To improve, practice or acquire skills from our experienced and qualified staff of native Spanish speaking instructors who are ready to guide and teach you Spanish according to your needs or interests. It does not matter if you have never spoken a word of Spanish or if you are a seasoned Spanish student, we can help you learn Spanish by setting up a systematic plan designed specifically for you.


We make learning Spanish fun by offering a variety of options including classes, small groups, and one-on-one personal tutoring. Wherever your learning preference, you will be welcomed at La Academia Spanish Immersion. Learn Spanish, Live Spanish, Speak Spanish! We are here to immerse you into the Spanish language and culture and to ultimately getting you speaking Spanish at the level you desire, which may range from basic phrases all the way to fluent Spanish depending on your desires.


Method & Materials
Throughout the years La Academia Spanish has developed a fast and effective training program, selecting the best from different teaching methods and techniques and creating one of our own.

“Your success is our success”. All students begin to speak on the first day. Grammar and syntax emerge through the special experience at La Academia Spanish.

What makes La Academia Spanish unique?
Building a community versus a classroom. La Academia Spanish Immersion teachers’ unique curiosity to learn about their students has created an environment of trust, allowing Spanish to become an enjoyable part of their lives.

Meet Our Maestras!

fadsafSenora Karina Fernandez is the owner of La Academia Spanish Immersion as well as a teacher. She is a native Spanish speaker from Mexico City. She has worked with children and adults for over 20 years, and she has translated various documents for government agencies and businesses.Karina is very talented at keeping the learning fun and interactive, and keeping all of her students fully engaged. If you enjoy learning and keeping learning fun, you will really enjoy Karina as your Spanish teacher.

fadsafI am originally from Venezuela, married and I have two children (19 & 14). I have lived in the U.S. for 16 years. I graduated from the University Santa Maria in Venezuela with a degree in Economics. I love to work and teach Spanish to children. I am currently studying to obtain my education certification in Texas. I work part-time at Gateway church in the children's ministry. I like to read, cook, spend time with my family and exercise.
Soy de Venezuela, casada y tengo dos hijos (19 y 14). He vivido en USA por 16 años. Me gradué e de Economista en la universidad Santa Maria de Venezuela. Me encanta trabajar con niños y enseñarles español. Actualmente estoy estudiando para obtener el certificado de educación en texas. Trabajo part time en la Iglesia Gateway en el Ministerio de los Niños. Me gusta leer, cocinar, atender a mi familia y hacer ejercicios.

Martha NashHi my name is Martha I am originally from Mexico City. I graduated from the Tecnologico de Monterrey with honors and a degree in Marketing. I am married and have a two year old son and I am currently teaching both how to speak Spanish. I know the importance of being bilingual. I started studying English at the age of 3 with songs and games that I still remember this day. I love to teach Spanish and help the new generations to be more successful.

Hola mi nombre es Martha soy originaria de la ciudad de México. Me gradué con honores del Tecnológico de Monterrey en Mercadotecnia. Estoy casada y tengo un hijo de dos años, actualmente estoy enseñándoles a ambos como hablar Español. Se lo importante que es ser bilingüe. Yo empecé a estudiar Inglés a la edad de 3 años con canciones y juegos que aún recuerdo el día de hoy. Me encanta enseñar Español y ayudar a las nuevas generaciones a ser más exitosas.


Hola, mi nombre es Ana. Soy originaria del Salvador Centro America. Estudie Licenciatura en Ciencias de la Computacion en la Universidad De Oriente (UNIVO). Actualmente estoy casada, tengo un hermoso hijo de cinco años de edad. Estoy agradecida con Dios por la oportunidad de vivir en este pais y por hoy en dia estar trasmitiendo un poco de mis racies. Me apasiona el poder enseñar el español a otras personas, dado que es tan importante el saber mas de un idioma. Es un gusto formar parte del maravilloso equipo de maestras de La Academia.


Maria A Matos (Mariita) nació en Santurce, Puerto Rico. Cursó sus estudios superiores en la Escuela Superior Central de Santurce, terminando luego en el Puerto Rico Junior College de Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. Al correr del tiempo estableció su residencia en el estado de Texas, donde actualmente reside junto a su familia. Su pasatiempo favorito es escribir poesías, donde le escribe a su tierra, al amor, y a la familia, de los cuales ha escrito un libro titulado “Soledad y Sentimientos”. Aquí en Texas ha trabajado para el distrito escolar de Carrollton Farmers Branch en el programa educativo de ESL. Recientemente se retiró del distrito luego de haber trabajado por varios años.Actualmente, dedica parte de su tiempo ayudando a los niños con el aprendizaje del idioma Español para la institución educativa LA ACADEMIA Spanish Immersion, y disfruta de su tiempo libre acompañada de su único nietecito Luc André.

Maria A. Matos was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico. She studied at Central High School in Santurce Puerto Rico, and completed her education at Puerto Rico Junior College in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. Later on she established her residence in the state of Texas, where she currently resides together with her family. Her favorite hobby is writing poetries, where she writes about her land, love and family. She haswritten a book titled “Soledad y Sentimientos” (Loneliness & Sentiments). Here in Texas she has worked for Carrollton Farmers Branch School District for ESL education program. Recently she retired from the School District after working for several years.Currently, she is devoting part of her time helping children who are learning the Spanish language in the educational institution LA ACADEMIA Spanish Immersion and enjoying her free time with her one and only grandson, Luc André.

Erika Barragan

My name is Katia Johns, I am originally from Costa Rica. I have lived in Texas for 26 years (the last 5 in Keller) I enjoy gardening and all kinds of outdoor activities. I love to teach and I believe everybody can learn Spanish! In my class we do many fun activities that help students remember vocabulary and every day useful sentences. I have taught Spanish in different settings for the past 10 years and I am privileged to be a part of La Academia staff. Let's have some fun learning Spanish!!!


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