Access Tech connects you with the training and tools you need to get ahead, and our partner organizations offer classes, workshops and programs to help you build competencies in foundational digital skills, career development and business formation and growth.

Beyond Access Tech, Northeast Ohio is also home to a wide array of resources to support your career and entrepreneurial growth through tech training.

Check out some of these local organizations below to find additional programs and resources to amplify your skillset.

Aspire Program |

Aspire Greater Cleveland is committed to creating an environment for adult learners to develop quality educational and life skills, as well as the confidence to reach for and achieve their personal goals. Headquartered at Cuyahoga County Public Library’s Maple Heights Branch, Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free comprehensive adult education classes that prepare adults for high school equivalency or post-secondary training programs.

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress |

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress is leading the revitalization of Cleveland’s neighborhoods. It impacts the community by providing financial support, training and capacity-building efforts to community development corporations (CDCs), supporting and performing placemaking activities to improve residential, commercial and greenspace properties, and delivering economic opportunity programming to ensure city residents can thrive where they live.

GCF Global |

For almost 20 years, the program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email, to reading, math, and more— offers more than 200 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, more than 1,000 videos, and more than 50 interactives and games, completely free.

May Dugan Center |

May Dugan Center’s Education Resource Center (ERC) is a trauma-informed, community education program and job skills center. The program accepts all adult students for job training, basic literacy, high school equivalency test preparation, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and college entrance support.

Tech Elevator |

Tech Elevator helps individuals and companies acquire in-demand skills for the modern workforce through 14-week, full-time coding bootcamps. Tech Elevator teaches students from diverse backgrounds to become software developers while also helping them to build necessary career-readiness skills and career connections through its nationally-recognized Pathway Program™.