Who Are We?

Pronto Spanish is a leader in offering online, occupational Spanish courses for a variety of industries, including Spanish for Health Care, Spanish for Educators, and Spanish for Construction.  Pronto Spanish also publishes occupational and conversational Spanish workbooks, designed specifically for adult and continuing education students, for an interactive, student-centered classroom learning experience.

Mission
Our mission is simple: to assist people in learning practical, conversational and occupational Spanish skills by providing the best products and service to our customers.  We help adult learners communicate in the Spanish language in an enjoyable, relaxed, effective and efficient manner.  We take great pride in our company, our commitment to customer service and in the products we sell.

Values Statement
Pronto Spanish believes that people can learn another language in an enjoyable, relaxed, and low-key atmosphere. Communication among people is the key to peace and harmony in the workplace and beyond, and language barriers can and should be broken down.
Tara Bradley Williams PhotoTara Bradley Williams, co-Founder of Pronto Spanish, is the instructional designer for all of Pronto Spanish courses and has authored the Pronto Guides, ¡A Trabajar! and ¡A Conversar! Series.  Tara has 15+ years of Spanish teaching experience at the high school, community college, and corporate training levels.  She has also authored and facilitated three online Spanish courses, which are now in more than 2500 schools.  Tara has a BA degree in Spanish and Sociology from St. Norbert College and a MA in Higher Education and Adult Studies from the University of Denver. She has studied Spanish at the Universidad de Ortega y Gasset, in Toledo, Spain and has lived and traveled extensively in Spain and Latin America.
Jim Williams PhotoJim Williams, co-founder of Pronto Spanish, has over 20 years of experience in the Information Technology field. Jim has built the IT infrastructure for the online platform.  He spent 10 years as a software engineer and the last 8 years as an instructor for Fortune 500 companies and colleges. Jim chaired the Computer Science program at Herzing University in Madison, Wisconsin.  He has also served as a Learning Resource Specialist for Western Governor’s University, a completely online, competency-based university serving more than 30,000 students nationwide.  Jim has BS and MS degrees in Computer Science from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and is pursuing a PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Computer Science and Educational Psychology.