Goodwill of Central Texas: You’ll be amazed to hear how much “stuff” is donated to Goodwill each year. Last year alone, they diverted 29 million pounds of it from entering into our Central Texas landfill. Goodwill also went to bat for those who are undereducated and, after lobbying the legislature, was ableto open the doors to the Goodwill Excel Center which is the ONLY school in Texas where someone 26 and older can get a high school diploma.
About our speakers:
Lisa Apfelberg is the Director of Development at Goodwill Central Texas where she serves as the Real Goodwill tour guide taking 500 guests per year behind-the-scenes to show them how Goodwill is working to help connect 100,000 people to meaningful employment in the next decade thereby transforming their lives through the power of work.
Matthew Williams is the Head of School for The Goodwill Excel Center. In this position, he is responsible for all aspects of the school, including recruitment, instruction, and organization.
Prior to the Excel Center, Matt was founding principal of Bronx Design and Construction Academy, a Certified Technical Education high school in the South Bronx. He holds an M.A. in Policy Organization and Leadership from Stanford.
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7:05am - Breakfast Buffet
7:25am - Introductions & Announcements
7:50am - Speaker Introduction
8:20am - Q&A
8:30am - Have a wonderful Wednesday!
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