"Italian for fun, Italian for life"
The Italian American Academy is a non-profit Italian Language School for children whose goal is to
preserve and promote the Italian language and culture. We engage with children
of all nationalities and ages-ranges through our unique, passionate and
creative teaching approach and wide variety of courses. Classes run 3 days a
week in three convenient locations serving all San Diego: the church OMC in University City, the San Diego French-American School in La Jolla and the Connect English School in University City.
KEEP UP YOUR ITALIAN AT OUR SUMMER CAMPS 2016
NEW SCHEDULE (2016-2017)! NEW LOCATION! NEW ACCREDITED COURSES
Our Mother of Confidence. OMC (3131 Governor Dr., Dan Diego CA 92122).
Lingua e Cultura 1, 2, 3, 5 and accredited course
Connect English San Diego. CESD (5090 Shoreham Place, Suite #206 San Diego CA 92122).
Italian as Foreign Language dei piccoli, for elementary beginners, high beginners and accredited course for middle school.
SDFAS (San Diego French-American School)
Why learn Italian?
- Children receive all the benefits of an international education
- Encourages children to be open minded
- Fosters understanding, appreciation and respect for differences
- Increases self confidence in social interaction
- Improves interpersonal skills
- Enhances memory and cognitive skills
- Fosters adaptability to new situations and contexts
- Provides better economic and employment opportunities in the future
- Preserves children’s source of pride in the language of their parents or grandparents
- It’s fun!
We work to connect:
San Diego and Italy by working closely with academic advisers, teachers and artists in Italy
Our native speakers' and beginners' groups by working on multidisciplinary projects
Italian culture and all families interested in receiving the gift of international education regardless of their heritage
old and new generations of Italians
our children and all major Italian Associations in California by organizing joint programs and events
Non discriminatory policy
The Italian American Academy of San Diego admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
Likewise, the Italian American Academy does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of sex, age, handicap, race, color and national and/or ethnic origin.