ALA Academy

" Give them roots to grow and wings to fly "

ALA Academy is proud to offer a structured Malayalam Language Learning Program for children across USA , aged 5 and above , for the 2021-2022 school year. In a bid to propagate our language, ALA partners with Malayalam Mission, a Government of Kerala undertaking, and incorporate their rigorous Teacher Training Program before the commencement of classes.

Our Program

Our classes are structured to fit all skill levels with evaluations conducted periodically in accordance with the requirements of Malayalam Mission for advancement to the next level. Students have the opportunity to advance to the highest level in two years or less and earn a certificate from Malayalam Mission upon successful completion of requirements.

Timeline and Fees

Registration is now open for all groups and will run through the month of February 2021. Begin your application using the form below. Classes start March 15th, 2021 and ends February 2022. Course calendar will be published shortly with important evaluation weeks and holidays.

Before the start of regular classes there will be an orientation followed by Q&A session that will cover more details. Please monitor your email provided during registration for more details or contact ALA Academy.

ALA Members - $50.00 per year (~ 40 classes )

ALA Non-Members - $90.00 per year (~ 40 classes )

ALA Academy Inauguration

ALA Academy will be inaugurated on 13th, March 2021 by Hon. Minister for Education, Kerala State Prof. C Raveendranath.


Our Directors

Leeza Mathew

Leeza is from Seattle, an engineer working in the software industry and an accomplished artistic director, with a lot of passion towards art and literature.

Sunil Punathil

Sunil is from Atlanta , GA with over 20 years of project management experience and passionate about teaching. He loves art & literature.

Aarsha Abhilash

Aarsha is from Milwaukee , WI with over 8 years of teaching experience and she is into literature, poetry & blogging.

Shyam Narendranath

Shyam is from Atlanta , GA with over 15 years of experience in engineering and has a passion for Malayalam poetry & literature.

Soonaja Ajith

Soonaja is from Seattle, WA with over 5 years teaching experience and a writer who is passionate about Malayalam literature.

Madhu Balachandran

Madhu is from Milwaukee , WI with over 20 years of expereince in IT and an avid photographer with passion for art, literature and teaching.

Sijith Valliyankal

Sijith is from Melbourne , FL working in software industry and a creative writer.

Hemanth PuthiyaVeettil

Hemanth is from Charlotte, NC working as an engineer who loves Malayalam literature and sports.