The IT Academy offers technology courses on three levels:

  • Basic digital literacy skills
  • Microsoft Office Skills
  • Advanced skills for IT Professionals

TRL offers free access to the Microsoft IT Academy for all Timberland patrons through a collaboration between Washington libraries, Microsoft, the Washington State Library, Office of Secretary of State and the Washington State Legislature.

New to Computers?

Start with the Digital Literacy classes. Learn the basics about using computers, email and the Internet. You don't need to enroll for Digital Literacy - just take the classes.

Microsoft IT Academy E-Learning Curriculum

To access the full IT Academy E-Learning Curriculum you need a Microsoft account and to enroll in the IT Academy.

First Time Users

  1. Create a New Microsoft Account
    You already have this if your email address ends with,, or Otherwise you can create a new Microsoft email account or you can create a new Microsoft account using an existing email address as your username.

  2. Enroll in the IT Academy 

Returning Users

Sign into the IT Academy