Next Excel Center Term Begins February 11thThe Excel Center at Goodwill is a free public high school for adults that provides flexible class schedules, supportive relationships with staff and a life coach who works with students to find solutions for life’s challenges that could hinder progress.
We provide a free drop-in center for child care, transportation assistance, year-round operation to support students as they work toward the goal of earning a diploma. Limited spaces are available.
GIA Excel Center 2018 Inaugural Graduating Class
“Although there are many other programs around the country to help adults get their high school diplomas, the Goodwill Excel model stands out because it accepts students of any age – most other schools cap their enrollment at age 25 or younger – is growing nationally and offers intensive support to overcome the obstacles facing most people trying to go back to school.”
– New York Times.
The Excel Center operates in 8-week terms, offering classes from history, English and math — to industry recognized certifications. The length of time it takes students to graduate depends on how many credits the student earned before leaving high school.
3 Ways to File your Taxes for Free!
1. CALL AND MAKE AN APPOINTMENT Trained and certified volunteers will be preparing FREE returns, by appointment only, for individuals making less than $54,000 annually. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please call the Central Arkansas Development Council at (501) 320-1908.
2. VISIT A VITA SITE NEAR YOU If you do not live in the Greater Little Rock Area, you can find a free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site near you by visiting irs.treasury.gov/freetaxprep.
3. FILE ONLINE There is also a separate program to help some individuals file e-taxes for free! Taxpayers with income below $66,000 in 2018 can file for free online at IRS.gov/FreeFile or MyFreeTaxes.com.
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Color of the Week
The Color of the Week isGREENStop by your local Goodwill location and look for items with green tags for a 50% discount. The color will change Sunday, January 20th.
Apple iPad Mini 16gb 1st Gen A1432 White Wifi
14K Gold Rope Bracelet 12.5grams
Singer Catalog 3- 110 Sewing Machine AH207886
Getzen 300 Series Trumpet with Case Ser #R37306
The First Graduates of Arkansas’ First Adult High School
Meet the six students who, on December 8th, became the first graduates of Arkansas’s first high school for adults! Congratulations Theresa, Rachel, Halley, Stefan, Trent and Dayshia!
We are accepting applications for the term beginning February 11, 2019. Click here to learn more.
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