Portland, OR - IT-Ready - Creating IT Futures
Portland, OR

Portland, OR


IT-Ready in Portland, OR

Through a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, Creating IT Futures’ free IT-Ready career program, hosted by Urban League of Portland and WorkSource Portland Metro, now has a permanent home in Portland. In 2017, we graduated two pilot classes in Portland, and plan to graduate four more classes in 2018. Each class runs for eight weeks and is centered on our technical support curriculum, prepping students for the CompTIA A+ certification.

IT-Ready is underwritten by grants and financial donations, so that students can attend classes for free. Read about the success of one of 2017 graduates or check out the news from our most recent class graduationApply now.

2018 Class Schedule:
Winter class starts January 29; applications due January 8 – Class applications are now closed.
Spring class starts May 21; applications due May 4 – Class applications are now closed.
Summer class starts August 6; applications due July 13 – Apply Now.
Fall class starts October 8; applications due September 14.

There will be an information session at 4:30 p.m. on June 21.

Class Location:
1355 NW Everett
Portland, Oregon 97209


IT Recruitment
For employers in Portland, we deliver low-risk, high-reward IT-Ready graduates to work full-time for six months. Recruitment, screening, background checks, training and certification are paid for by IT-Ready. Employers provide work experience that helps new industry entrants get started in their IT careers. Learn more about employer benefits from the IT-Ready program. To hire one of the Portland graduates, contact Amy Eernisse-Liang.

This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. The product was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The U.S. Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability or ownership.

WorkSource Oregon and the Urban League are equal opportunity programs/employers. The following services are available free of cost upon request through WorkSource Oregon: Auxiliary aids or services and alternate formats to individuals with disabilities and language assistance to individuals with limited English proficiency. Ask a WorkSource staff member for more information.

Creating IT Futures

A 501(c)(3) charity was established in 1998 by CompTIA, the Information Technology Industry Trade Association, as a way to help people improve their lives through IT careers.


We help populations that are under-represented in IT and individuals who are lacking in opportunity to prepare for, secure and be successful in IT careers.


Creating IT Futures
c/o CompTIA
3500 Lacey Road, Suite 100
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Phone: (630) 678-8300
Email: info@creatingitfutures.org