College and Career Readiness

Meet the College Career Readiness team

Meet the College and Career Readiness (CCR) Team

Joe McDonald – Manager, College and Career Readiness
202-263-9725  |  Joseph.McDonald@goodwillexcelcenter.org


Zain Jacobs – CCR Specialist
202-263-9583  |  Zain.Jacobs@goodwillexcelcenter.org


Nate Benham – CCR Specialist
202-657-7310  |  Nate.Benham@goodwillexcelcenter.org

The GEC Dual Enrollment Program

The GEC is in partnership with with the OSSE Dual Enrollment Consortium Program which allows participating high school students to enroll in approved college courses at a postsecondary institution and potentially earn college and/or high school credit. Qualifying GEC students have an opportunity to

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Thinking about college

Why Go To College?

The decision to go to college should not be taken lightly. Like any life decision, such as getting married or having children, college requires a long-term commitment with a major investment of time and money. But the results are worth it. A college education

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