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Goodwill Employee Receives Digital Career Accelerator Award

Kari Lindley, Goodwill Industries of East Texas Technology Education Manager, was named the recipient of the 2021 Spirit of Goodwill Digital Career Accelerator Award. Lindley, who is based at Goodwill’s administrative offices in Tyler, was notified by Goodwill Industries International that she had been selected to receive the award, which celebrates a person or team […]

Goodwill Industries of East Texas To Offer Free Seminar on Spending and Saving Strategies on February 16, 2021

Goodwill Industries of East Texas and Edward Jones of Longview will cosponsor a free online seminar, Simplify Your Spending and Saving Strategies, on February 16 at 1:30 p.m. The event is free, but advance registration is required. Will Boyd of Edward Jones will lead the seminar, where attendees will learn about setting personal financial goals; […]

Press Release – GoodBiz

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Microsoft recently announced that Goodwill Industries of East Texas was chosen as One of 50 Organizations to Participate in Microsoft Program to Accelerate Job Training and Digital Skills in the Black and African American Community TYLER, TX –  On Dec. 17, 2020 – Goodwill Industries of East Texas was named […]

Elevate Apprenticeship Program

“Sign up to work with versatile, US-based start-ups! Seeking interns with disabilities or chronic illnesses for project-based internships starting Feb 1st.ELEVATE connects companies and folks with disabilities for pro-bono, 6 weeks, fully remote, project-based internships. We’re looking for applicants with skill sets in digital marketing, front/back-end dev, UI/UX, or content creation, and we’ll match you […]

National Apprenticeship Week Virtual Showcase with GoodTech Academy

The sixth annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is taking place November 8-14, 2020, and Goodwill Industries of East Texas is hosting a showcase of GoodTech Academy’s Pre-Apprenticeship program for women. GoodTech Academy instructors, students, and guest speakers present about the impact of apprenticeship program(s) on building the workforce and the economy of the future, best […]

Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Technical Assistance Grant Award

Goodwill of East Texas was just awarded $483,332 to help recruit, train, and retain more women in quality pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs such as their GoodTech Academy. They train individuals for careers in the IT sector. Goodwill Industries of East Texas (GIET) is a 501c3 non-profit organization. GIET started because a group of individuals saw […]

Zero Project

Goodwill Industries of East Texas is pleased to have made it to the “Shortlist” of nominations for Zero Project. The Zero Project, an initiative of the Essl Foundation, focuses on the rights of persons with disabilities globally. It provides a platform where the most innovative and effective solutions to problems that persons with disabilities face, are […]

Kevin Fry

Kevin Fry, a Goodwill of East Texas employee, is a tech enthusiast that loves computer hardware, learning about tech, and gaming. Prior to working at Goodwill, Kevin was a student at UT Tyler working towards a degree in Computer Science. He tried his hand at freelance computer maintenance, but the salary was not steady enough […]

Leroy Lacy

We congratulate Leroy Lacy for being awarded the “Most Inspirational Award” by WorkQuest. The award ceremony was held virtually today.