Established in 1939, Perry Technical Institute is a private, non-profit educational institution which offers 13 specialized technical training programs. Created out of a desire for individuals to acquire the skills to achieve gainful employment and have opportunities for advancement, Perry has developed a reputation for being the place to go when you are ready for a job. Perry Technical Institute is located in South Central Washington, 144 miles southeast of Seattle, Washington and 188 miles northeast of Portland, Oregon. The school is located in a multicultural, semi-rural community of about 93,000 people.