TechPortal is a partnership between Per Scholas, The Door’s Bronx Youth Center (BYC), and NYCHA’s Office of Resident Economic Empowerment & Sustainability (REES).
TechPortal offers NYCHA residents ages 18-24 free education and training, leading to job opportunities in the Technology Industry. Services are provided at Per Scholas and The Door’s Bronx Youth Center.
Through TechPortal, residents can prepare to enter the Technology Industry and meet the growing demand.
Technology has endless opportunity. Attend an Information Session or call the REES Hotline (718) 289-8100 to get started.
Application and selection process:
- Take the Test for Adult Basic Education (TABE) assessment exam to determine your math and reading levels
- Go through a comprehensive 1- on-1 individualized assessment to determine your interests, abilities, strengths and challenges
- Based on your intake and assessment be referred to:
- Per Scholas’ IT Support training program, that offers the CompTIA A+ and Network+ certification and prepares you to fill a wide range of entry-level technology jobs
- TechBridge program (a prep course for IT Support that helps individuals gain the requisite math and English skills)
- BYC’s Advance In Retail sector-based training, EMT bridge program, pre-HSE and HSE classes, or Young Adult Internship Programs.
Information about each organization:
|About the Per Scholas:Per Scholas provides employer-driven IT training and job placement services. Their IT Support course offers the CompTIA A+ and Network+ certification and prepares you to fill a wide range of entry-level technology jobs, including Help Desk Analyst, Desktop Support, Technician, Field Technician, Junior Project Manager, and many more. Per Scholas graduates have gone on to work for the industry’s top companies, including Bloomberg, Barclays, Nationwide, Goldman.|
|About The Door, Bronx Youth Center (BYC):The Door, The Bronx Youth Center (BYC) provides comprehensive programming to out-of-school, unemployed young adults and helps young people to meet their personal, educational, and professional goals.|
|About NYCHA Office of Resident Economic Empowerment & SustainabilityThe New York City Housing Authority’s (NYCHA) Office of Resident Economic Empowerment & Sustainability (REES) measurably supports residents’ increased income and assets through programs, policies, and collaborations in the areas of employment and advancement, adult education and training, financial literacy and asset building and resident business development.|