About Us


Goodwill Central Texas has a vision – empowering 100,000 Central Texans to transform their lives through work. Education is paramount to achieving that vision – a high school education can open doors and create opportunities for a sustainable career. And that’s our shared mission…generating lifelong connections to work.


Traits for Success

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Specialized learning plans, life coaches, and other services are just some of the ways we empower students to succeed. Graduates may also start working with an in-demand career certification through the Goodwill Career and Technical Academy, and can pursue post-secondary education.

  • FREE childcare
  • Transportation vouchers

  • An individualized and flexible year-round curriculum – Night Classes now available!

  • Life Coaches and support services

  • Eight-week sessions in small classes
  • ESL and accessible services available
  • Tuition assistance for industry-recognized certificates or dual enrollment classes at Austin Community College

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Already have a GED? Individuals ages 17-26 with a GED are encouraged to apply! APPLY NOW

Meet the Teachers

The Goodwill Excel Center teachers are dedicated, accomplished professionals who care deeply about their students and the mission of the school. They are advisors, coaches, and role models – in short, they are integral to helping you achieve your education and career goals.

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