ABA was founded in 1988. Its mission is to prepare children, youth and adults for opportunities found in an increasingly globalized world. ABA's 26 years of outstanding community service have made it known as a Global Education Center.
In 1995 the U.S. Embassy (Brasília-DF) awarded ABA a Certificate of Excellence in Quality of Teaching and Cultural Events. That attests to the high standards of ABA teachers' performance as well as to the variety of relevant services provided to the ABA-using community. ABA takes pride in being the only organization in Pernambuco State to have received such distinction.
ABA is a complex of six centers, with state-of-the-art facilities designed for optimal teaching and learning . Each Center is described below: