Leadership Spotlight | Khalilah Palmer

    [fa icon="calendar'] Mar 19, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by Jennifer Rendant posted in The Excel Center, Education, Mission Awareness

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    Team Member Celebrates 20 Years at The Children’s Learning Center

    [fa icon="calendar'] Mar 8, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Jennifer Rendant posted in Education, Children's Learning Center, Parents, Southern Indiana, Mission Awareness

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    When April Mattingly graduated from high school, she had no idea that one of the first places she worked would be her home away from home for the next 20 years.

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    Leadership Spotlight | Lakia Osborne, Regional Director at The Excel Center

    [fa icon="calendar'] Feb 23, 2021 9:15:00 AM / by Jennifer Rendant posted in Success Story, The Excel Center, Education

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    Lakia Osborne recently became The Excel Center® Regional Director, responsible for the general school operation, performance, academic oversight and direction of our Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana adult high school network. Having worked at Goodwill for nearly a decade, Lakia is well-positioned for success in her new role, as she has a vast amount of expertise of The Excel Center model, previously serving in key positions including school director, project manager and life coach. Read on to learn more about this inspiring leader.

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    Leadership Spotlight | Tanisha Adams, Registrar Manager at Goodwill Education Initiatives

    [fa icon="calendar'] Feb 17, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by Jennifer Rendant posted in The Excel Center, Indianapolis Metropolitan High School, Education

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    One-of-a-Kind Goodwill High School Continues to Change Lives

    [fa icon="calendar'] Feb 12, 2021 2:15:00 PM / by Jennifer Rendant posted in Success Story, Indianapolis Metropolitan High School, Education

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    Through education, Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana is focused on supporting students on a pathway towards better career prospects that lead to economic self-sufficiency and have a multigenerational impact on families.

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    Leadership Spotlight | William Durham, School Director at The Excel Center

    [fa icon="calendar'] Feb 8, 2021 11:00:00 AM / by Jennifer Rendant posted in The Excel Center, Education, Mission Awareness

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    William presenting a diploma to a graduate of The Excel Center.  

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    Meet the 16 Year Old Who Is Attending College This Fall

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jan 21, 2021 9:45:00 AM / by Jennifer Rendant posted in Success Story, Indianapolis Metropolitan High School, Education

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    Like thousands of students across the state, Desiree Segraves is graduating from high school in June 2021. However, Desiree is not your typical soon-to-be-graduate. For one thing, she is just 16 years old; she is also mother to her one-year-old son, Kameron.

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    A New View on Education | Theresa's Story

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jan 14, 2021 12:45:00 PM / by Rachel Moehle posted in The Excel Center, Education

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    Theresa Samuels, 33, is a wife, mom, soon-to-be accountant and fervent believer in the power of education. Growing up, however, Theresa’s household did not place much emphasis on the value of schooling.

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    Hard Work, Persistence and Endurance | Sophia’s Story

    [fa icon="calendar'] Dec 29, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Kelsey Stolz posted in The Excel Center, Education, Mission Awareness

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    Seeking new opportunities, Sophia Lan moved to the United States from China. After her arrival in January 2014, she was informed that her high school diploma and bachelor’s degree were not recognized. While working full time and caring for her 6-month-old daughter, Sophia knew she had to go back to school to make a better life for her family.  In 2018, Sophia learned that The Excel Center®, Goodwill’s high school for adults, had a campus near her in Lafayette, Indiana, and enrolled right away. 

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    Instructor at The Excel Center Uses Innovation to Positively Impact Students

    [fa icon="calendar'] Dec 22, 2020 8:30:00 AM / by Brandon Marks posted in Success Story, The Excel Center, Education, Mission Awareness

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    In the Fall of 2018, Josh Yoder joined a team of instructors at a recently opened location for The Excel Center, Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana’s tuition-free high school for adults, in Muncie Indiana. As a math instructor, Josh brought expertise and passion for math into his classroom each and every day. In addition, he immediately discovered the ability to engage with and use technology in his classroom in a way that would benefit his students. 

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