Celebrating 90 Years - Job Training at Goodwill

by Elizabeth Acorda, Seattle Goodwill
February 15, 2013

I get huge satisfaction from both managing our site and teaching students. I believe everyone has potential, and it is inspiring to see the students gain confidence and skills.

Each of our job training and education centers offers classes in a wide range of subjects, including English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), computers and GED Preparation.  Our students tell us how much they love our program because our instructors are very approachable and there are people here to help with their job goals.

I believe in the mission of Goodwill.

Elizabeth Acorda

Check out our 90th anniversary timeline for more Goodwill stories.


Elizabeth Acorda is the site manager of Seattle Goodwill's Burien Job Training and Education Center, where she also teaches classes.

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