Finding My Place

    [fa icon="calendar'] Oct 4, 2022 9:00:00 AM / by Pedro Mosquera posted in The Excel Center, Education, Goodwill Education

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    At 19 years old, I am proud to say that I graduated from high school this year as the salutatorian of my class. Originally from Venezuela, I earned an education at home that did not transfer to the United States. Upon learning about the education opportunities right here in Noblesville, I was thrilled to learn about The Excel Center®, a free high school for adults owned and operated by Goodwill, which led me to the happiest year of my life so far!

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    National Hispanic Heritage Month | Staff Spotlight: Janay Rentas

    [fa icon="calendar'] Sep 29, 2022 3:36:58 PM / by Jennifer Wade posted in The Excel Center, Education, Goodwill Education

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    Goodwill proudly celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to honor the innumerable achievements and contributions of Latinx Americans. 

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    National Hispanic Heritage Month | Staff Spotlight: Salvador Ayala

    [fa icon="calendar'] Sep 15, 2022 9:00:00 AM / by Jennifer Wade posted in The Excel Center, Education, Goodwill Education

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    Mission Coaches Make a Difference

    [fa icon="calendar'] Aug 4, 2022 2:24:55 PM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Employment, Success Story, The Excel Center, Education, Criminal History, Retail, mental health, Mission Awareness, Mission Coaches, Goodwill Education

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    When Johnny Manson joined Goodwill in October 2016 as a part-time donation attendant, he had been struggling to secure employment due to past legal issues and a lifelong history of depression. 

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    Discovering My Path at The Excel Center

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jul 20, 2022 2:54:44 PM / by Rachel Moehle posted in Success Story, The Excel Center, Education, Mission Awareness, Goodwill Education, Decatur

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    In 2015, Rachel Dell had just moved to Indianapolis from her hometown in rural Georgia and was looking for a new lease on life.

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    Learn About The Excel Center Movement

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jun 16, 2022 7:30:00 AM / by Sarah Thomas posted in The Excel Center, Education, Goodwill Education, The Excel Center National Office

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    Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana proudly operates 15 Excel Center locations that support Hoosier adults returning to school to achieve their educational and career goals. The adult high schools provide onsite child care, transportation assistance and life coaching - all at no cost to the student.

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    Staff Spotlight: Stacey Hutson

    [fa icon="calendar'] May 27, 2022 8:15:00 AM / by Jennifer Wade posted in The Excel Center, Education, Goodwill Education

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    How Goodwill Changed Education in Indiana

    [fa icon="calendar'] May 5, 2022 9:00:00 AM / by Jennifer Wade posted in The Excel Center, Indianapolis Metropolitan High School, Education, Parents, Mission Awareness, Multi-gen impact

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    In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week (May 2 - 6), Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana celebrates its staff of over 360 education professionals, including teachers, guidance coaches and administrators throughout the entire month. 

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    Join Us In Celebrating Goodwill Industries Week

    [fa icon="calendar'] May 3, 2022 10:30:00 AM / by Kent A. Kramer posted in Employment, Success Story, The Excel Center, Education, Mission Awareness, Goodwill Week

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    Since 1951, Goodwill® organizations throughout the United States and Canada have come together to recognize Goodwill Industries Week and highlight the defining principle of our mission — to change lives. For 120 years, the Goodwill network has worked with people experiencing barriers to employment by helping them secure a job, increase their education and access resources critical to achieving independence.

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    Excel Center Grad Beats the Odds

    [fa icon="calendar'] Apr 15, 2022 10:16:38 AM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Success Story, The Excel Center, Education, COVID-19, Mission Awareness, Mission Coaches

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    There are more than 447,450,000 working-age Hoosiers who lack a high school diploma. Prior to The Excel Center, Goodwill’s unique high school for adults, there were few options for people like Dontre Smith who wanted to earn one.

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