Our Vision is to bring the world to TIA and to bring TIA students to the world.
World Language Program
Dr. Herrera’s own love for international travel sparks another key component of her vision for TIA: Bringing the world to TIA and bringing TIA students to the world. Her eyes sparkle when she talks about it. “As a global preparatory academy, we teach the languages we believe will dominate tomorrow’s business environment: English, Spanish, and Chinese”… read more here
Celebrating various cultural festivals is another way we promote a global perspective in the minds of our eager students. To understand a slice of Mexican culture we celebrate Cinco De Mayo. To gain an understanding of Chinese culture, we learn about and celebrate the Chinese New Year. The Southern Arizona Language Fair offers another way to stimulate a global consciousness and understanding of the world we will live in tomorrow….read more here
Annually we take trips not only to local places like the Grand Canyon, but we also travel the world. We have seen Paris, Japan, China, and Spain. The student/teacher experiences are the realization of Dr. Herrera’s dream. She wants the students at TIA to have the opportunity to grow a bigger vision for their lives. “If they have a bigger vision, they are able to experience bigger, more fulfilling lives for themselves, and better impact the lives of people they touch. I want all of our students to take their places, not just as contributing citizens of our great country, but as citizens of the world” …. read more here