About Search Engine Academy of Oregon

SEO Training for students in Portland, Beaverton, Tigard and beyond

The Search Engine Academy of Oregon offers live search engine optimization training courses in the Portland Metropolitan area designed for people who want to learn how to leverage the Internet to increase sales, brand awareness and leads. We also offer an SEO certification program for current SEMs to ensure they possess the most current and accurate search engine marketing skillset.

The Search Engine Academy was formed by industry leaders Robin Nobles and John Alexander. The Search Engine Academy of Oregon is independently owned and operated by Search Engine Academy licensed associate Colleen Wright.

Seth Morris, Founder

Seth has been a marketing professional since 1999. He designed his first website in 1997 and has been optimizing websites since 2001. Seth holds the Advanced Search Engine Marketing Strategies Certification from The Search Engine Academy. He is a member of the education committee for the Search Engine Marketing Professionals Organization (SEMPO), a member and active volunteer for SEMpdx and attends SEO conferences on a regular basis to maintain her cutting edge knowledge on search engine optimization.


Matt Ross, Founder

Matt was the first online search engine marketing instructor on the Internet. Over the last 8 years Matt has taught several thousands of students the concepts of search engine marketing strategies both online and on location. Matt is a contributing editor to many online Search Engine forums and a leading blogger for search engine marketing.


John Michaels, Associate

John has taught onsite search engine marketing workshops to people from over 80 countries, and has worked as a professional in the search engine industry since 1996. He is a popular chat moderator for OnlineWebTraining and Search Engine Workshop students as well as with members of the World Resource Center.