Un-Dos-Tres Spanish offers Mommy & Me classes, After School Programs, Private Tutoring and Educational Playdates to help young children learn Spanish while having fun!


Lucia Salgado is an early childhood educator and a proud mother of two young bilingual children. She has a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from the prestigious University of Manizales in Colombia, her native country. She came to the US in 2005 to expand her education and horizons. As a mother and teacher of young bilingual children she attended different enrichment classes and came to understand the importance of a strong support system when raising children to be bilingual. From her passion for early childhood education and observing the needs of her own children, Lucia develop the program, Un-Dos-Tres Spanish.

Lucia has more than sixteen years of teaching children in different scenarios, working with infants, toddlers and preschoolers as well as older children both in pre-schools, workshop programs and private settings.


Each child learns and develops in his or her own unique way. At Un-Dos-Tres Spanish we believe it is important to meet the individual needs of each child through customized classes. Our mision to teach Spanish to young children in a fun, interactive and enriching way in a warm and welcoming environment. We want to expose children to foreing languages and stimulate interest in other cultures. Our pedagogy and methodology are based on 16 years of teaching experience using the best practices in language acquisition.


  • Studies have shown that exposing a child to a foreign languages before the age of six will result in much easier and better fluency than if they learn later in life.

  • Children who study foreign language show higher cognitive performance in overall basic skills in elementary school. According to the College Entrance Examination Board, they go on to score higher on STAS.

  • Research shows that language learning is more cognitive than linguistic and includes benefits such as better problem solving skills, stronger critical thinking, heightened creativity, better flexibility and communication skills, enhanced memory and better multi-tasking abilities.

  • Research shows that multilingual use more of their brains than monolinguals and outperform monolinguals on creativity tests.

  • Learning a foreign language opens doors that would not otherwise be opened. Bilingual individuals have access to resources, people, places, and things that the rest of us do not.