What we’re about
The Tech Academy is an award-winning, licensed trade school established in 2014 by Jack Stanley and Erik Gross and headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
We deliver online and in-person coding boot camps that bring about graduates who are well-rounded, entry-level technology workers. We offer classes in virtually every aspect of technology, including: computer programming, data science, website development, mobile app development, game development, design, cyber security, and more.
Join us for free events on our Meetup page!
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- February 21: The Difference Between Internet and World Wide Web, by Erik GrossLink visible for attendees
We use the internet and web daily, but what are they? And how do they differ?
Join The Tech Academy on February 21 (this Wednesday evening) at 5:00 p.m. PST (7 CST/8 EST) at this free online event, where our Co-Founder (Erik Gross) will break down and simplify these topics.
The more we understand something, the better we are at leveraging it! Increase your knowledge of the internet and web by attending this live workshop.
- February 28: Day in the Life of a Software DeveloperLink visible for attendees
Did you know that software developers spend less than half their time actually writing code? So, what do they spend the rest of their time doing?
Join The Tech Academy at 5:00 p.m. PST (7 CST / 8 EST) for our live online event entitled “A Day in the Life of a Software Developer“ on February 28 (Wednesday evening), and gain answers to these questions and more.
Erik Gross has been working in tech for decades and at this free workshop, he will “lift the curtain” on the technology sector and tell you what it’s really like.
Register for this special event now!
- March 29: Develop Your Own Hangman Game, with Erik GrossLink visible for attendees
Attend The Tech Academy’s free, online intro to coding class, hosted live by Erik Gross (the Co-Founder of The Tech Academy), where he will show you how to create the game “Hangman” using one of the top programming languages in the world: Python.
The class will be held on Zoom on March 29 (Friday evening) starting at 5:00 p.m. PST (7 CST/8 EST).
This workshop is for people who have never written code before, and in it, Mr. Gross will explain every line of code in plain English. All technical terms and concepts will be defined simply.
Register now for The Tech Academy’s fun, simple and educational Intro to Python coding class!
- March 6: Will AI Replace Tech Workers? Hosted by Erik GrossLink visible for attendees
Every day there is a new headline that promotes the dangers of artificial intelligence and how tech workers will eventually become obsolete. So, is this true or is it just typical alarmist media?
At this free workshop, Erik Gross (Co-Founder of The Tech Academy) will answer these questions and more, and give transparent data into the future of technology and tech workers.
Attend this live online event entitled “Will AI Replace Tech Workers?” on Zoom at 5:00 p.m. PST (7 CST / 8 EST) on March 6 (Wednesday evening).
Register for this free event now!