Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02, Arizona Goodwill Education Services/The Excel Center hereby states that all notices of the meetings of the Governing Board of The Excel Center will be posted at least 24-hours before a board meeting on this website. Also, notices will be posted on the front door of  the following locations:

Excel Center
4837 E. McDowell Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85008

Such notices will indicate the date, time, and place of the meeting and will include an agenda.

Please note the Governing Board may attend school functions throughout the year; however, no board business will be discussed and no board action taken at these functions.

Here are the upcoming meetings:

April 29, 2024 (2:00pm – 4:00pm) – Quarterly Board Meeting

June 25, 2024 (8:00am 8:30am) – Budget Public Hearing Notice

July 11, 2024 (12:00pm – 2:00pm)- Quarterly Board Meeting with Budget Hearing

October 2, 2024 (All Day) – Board Retreat (no Board business will be discussed)

Courtesy Notices:

May 18, 2024 6:00pm – Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona Event 

SPECIAL Board Meeting: april 2024

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 8:00 AM MST


Board Meeting: July 2022

Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at 9:00 AM MST


2626 W. Beryl Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85021

Board Meeting: June 2022

Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 3:00 PM MST


2626 W. Beryl Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85021

Previous Meetings

January 2024

January 22, 2024 at 2:00 PM MST

October 2023

October 4, 2023 at 10:00 AM MST

September 2023

September 6, 2023 at 10:00 AM MST

August 2023

August 2, 2023 at 10:00 AM MST

June 2023

June 7, 2023 at 10:00 AM MST

Preliminary Budget Adoption

June 30, 2023 at 8:00 AM MST

May 2023

May 3, 2023 at 10:00 AM MST

Annual Board Retreat
(No Board Business discussed)



April 2023

April 5, 2023 at 10:00 AM MST

February 2023

February 1, 2023 at 10:00 AM MST

January 2023

January 4, 2023 at 10:00 AM MST

December 2022

December 7, 2022 at 8:30 AM MST

October 2022

October 5, 2022 at 10:00 AM MST

September 2022

September 7, 2022 at 10:00 AM MST

August 2022

August 1, 2022 at 10:00 AM MST

July 2022

July 6, 2022 at 9:00 AM MST

June 2022

June 9, 2022 at 3:00 PM MST

May 2022

May 20, 2022 at 11:00 AM MST

Public Record Requests

Consistent with Public Records law A.R.S. 39-121, The Excel Center will respond to all public records requests as accurately and timely as possible. Please be as specific as possible in your request for any documents. All requests must be submitted in writing. Please send a records request to Alexis Rico, Compliance & Operations Director for The Excel Center via email to [email protected]. All requests will be processed in the order that they are received.

Commercial Request

If you are submitting a records request for a commercial purpose, you MUST disclose this pursuant to A.R.S. 39-121.03. Additional fees may apply.

If you need additional assistance or have questions, please contact Alexis Rico, Compliance & Operations Director for The Excel Center via email at [email protected] or phone 602-216-3950.

Visits, Tours and Observations Policy

The Excel Center allows for visits, tours and observations of all classrooms by (1) students, (2) parent(s)/guardian(s) of enrolled incapacitated adult pupils, (3) students who wish to enroll, or (4) parent(s)/guardian(s) of incapacitated adult pupils who wish to enroll their children in any Excel Center, unless The Excel Center determines in its sole discretion that a visit, tour or observation threatens the health and safety of pupils and staff.  All visitors to campus must first check in with Security or an Excel Center staff member. All approved visitors will receive a visitor’s pass and be escorted by an Excel Center staff member to their destination. All visitors must wear their pass and be accompanied by an Excel Center staff member at all times. This policy is easily accessible on the home page of the school’s website.

McKinney-Vento Public Notice 

Public Notice Poster English

Public Notice Poster Spanish

Rights of Homeless Students

Policy on Non-Discrimination

Arizona Goodwill Education Services (AGES) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or age in its admissions, programs and activities.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the school’s non-discrimination policies, and also acts as the school’s Title IX Coordinator.

Superintendent of Schools, Georgia Harris
The Excel Center School District
4837 E McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(602) 565-4195
[email protected]