The International Spanish Academy (ISA) program is an educational outreach initiative of the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training of Spain where high performing schools in the United States and Canada implement a Spanish-English dual language immersion curriculum with the support, consultancy and recognition of the Ministry.
The program design includes a content based instructional curriculum for different subjects, in which the Spanish language, and the culture and history of Spain and of other Spanish speaking countries are present, within the K-12 framework.
Please refer to The ISA Network: A Handbook for Admission and Membership for complete information.
ISA Network: Handbook for Admission and Permanence
ISA Network Handbook: A Summary
Membership in the ISA network provides schools with a heightened value to their educational and dual language immersion programs, along with the prestige granted by the official recognition of the Ministry of Education of Spain. In addition, the Ministry also offers educational resources, professional development opportunities, and all the benefits of belonging to a network of high performing dual language immersion schools.
This acknowledged recognition also provides an international scope to an ISA school given the interaction with other initiatives and programs sponsored by the Ministry of Education of Spain in various countries.
Check out where ISA schools are located across the United States and Canada by clicking on the map.
For schools interested in applying for membership to the ISA Network, please fill out the following form and send it to your nearest local Education Office of Spain.