Our Academic Services Program provides dedicated in-house academic support to our Youth Program participants, Goodwill® employees, and any walk-ins from the public ages 16-24.
The Academic Services Program offers services that help individuals develop an individualized academic plan – whether it’s to complete their GED, earn their High School Diploma, TABE or Certification testing.
- Youth center walk-ins at the Metro/Rec at 300 N. 4th Ave., downtown Tucson
- Short term tutoring
- Support to individuals who are seeking academic services
- 1 on 1 tutoring with our Academic Specialist or volunteer tutor
- Preparation for:
- Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
- Tutoring for industry recognized credentials
Each academic plan is set up around the participants’ schedule, needs and or barriers, and their academic background. Academic services help young adults prepare for and earn their GED, improve scores on Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) scores, and study for industry recognized credentials.
High School Diploma through Grad Solutions
Youth and young adults ages 16-21, can earn their High School Diploma online through Grad Solutions. Grad Solutions offers online and self-paced instruction for students to earn their diploma without stepping foot into a traditional classroom. Students can also receive services and tutoring from the Metro/Rec Youth Program.
The online program can be accessed at the Metro/REC Youth Program or through any digital device with credentials. And if the student is working, they can earn elective credits as well. Grad Solutions also offers school counseling and Individual Education Plan (IEP) accommodations.
Students can also receive additional assistance and tutoring from the onsite mentor assigned at the Goodwill Metro/Rec Youth Program.
Please call our Metro/REC Youth Program at (520) 382-1425 for more information.
An Academic Services volunteer tutors youth and young adults to help them prepare for various exams including their High School diploma, GED, TABE tests, Certifications and school assignments. This is a great way to make a big impact in a young person’s life.