Guest column: Goodwill Excel Center shifts model to benefit adult students

By , Guest Columnist Published: November 21, 2018 3:01 PM CT
Mary C. McDonald
Guest Columnist

Mary C. McDonald

Dr. Mary McDonald, nationally acclaimed speaker and author, is Founder and CEO of MCD Partners, a National Consulting Firm specializing in leadership development, strategic planning, and education. For information, visit

There really is no such thing as “one size fits all,” especially when it comes to education. The needs and life circumstance vary from student to student. For adults who dropped out of high school for whatever reason and want to earn a high school diploma, Goodwill Excel Center and Shelby County Schools have worked the past few years to determine the exact fit for those students.


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