Celebrating our 10th anniversary!
(formerly Las Mariposas Spanish School)
A New York State Certified Woman Owned Enterprise (WBE)
All initial language inquiries:
Need a placement test? Click on the language of
Our Children's American Sign Classes,
begin weekly, year round
For information about our Sign classes for
. We ask that children are three, and potty trained, prior to starting
group classes with us however we have taught younger children and we also
offer family classes. Our children's classes are very small, ranging
from one on one to a mini-class of just six children. We teach at our
Colonie and Malta locations as well as offsite at preschools, private
schools and after school programs.
We currently have 2 levels of Sign
1. An introduction to and
progression to fluency in the language, ages 3-17
for children of ex-pats
3. Remedial tutoring for middle and high
school as well as college-aged
4. Enrichment (especially verbal and
written) for all ages
Classes are fun and interactive and the younger a
child begins a language, the more proficient he / she will become.
Click here for more information about children and sign language.
If your child has taken a course in this language already, speaks it at
home, or has moved from abroad, we will attempt to accommodate his / her
For information about LEAP!, our Language Enrichment and Arts
Program designed for afterschool programs onsite at your school, click here:
Private and preschool directors looking to expand their language offerings
with a comprehensive, year-round program, click here:
languages for my school
Page updated: May 2013
Corporate and Community Clients include:
College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering
The Philadelphia Flyers
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
The College of St. Rose
Religious of the
Saratoga Academy of Arts and Sciences
Greenbush Child Caring
Saratoga Springs City School District
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