It's Never Too Late to Make the Grade at The Excel Center

    [fa icon="calendar'] May 10, 2017 11:41:25 AM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Employment, Disability, Success Story, The Excel Center, Education, Goodwill Guides, Retail

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    The typical student at The Excel Center® – Goodwill’s high school for adult learners – is between 18-24 years old, but returning to school at the age of 47 isn’t the only characteristic that separates Brenda Leake from most of her classmates.

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    Overcoming Barriers to Employment with Goodwill Guides

    [fa icon="calendar'] Apr 18, 2017 11:30:00 AM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Employment, Disability, Success Story, Goodwill Guides, Retail

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    Chelsea Armistead | A Goodwill Success Story

    [fa icon="calendar'] Nov 21, 2016 9:04:10 AM / by Marissa Emerson posted in Employment, Disability, Success Story, The Excel Center, Education, Goodwill Guides, Retail

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    Chelsea Armistead’s educational path veered off course in junior high when she was diagnosed with a learning disability. At the time, to qualify for an accommodation, a student had to be failing all subjects or courses. Chelsea was only failing two. Rather than have her daughter continue to struggle without assistance or fail all her courses, Chelsea’s mother decided to home school her. After about a year of home schooling, her parents became too busy to continue, so Chelsea taught herself to be a better reader and writer but had trouble with math.

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    JASON ROBINSON | a Goodwill Employment Success story

    [fa icon="calendar'] Aug 23, 2016 12:00:00 PM / by Kate Johnson posted in Employment, Disability, Success Story, Goodwill Guides, ClickGoodwill, Retail

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