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GOAL High School – 2023 Best Workplace
Denver Post selects online charter school as one of the best employers in Colorado.
PUEBLO, CO. May 11, 2023 —Twenty-eight companies were selected as Colorado’s Top Workplaces for the large company category – over five-hundred employees. GOAL Academy High School, a statewide charter school authorized by District 49 and headquartered in Pueblo, has been honored and is the only school on the short list. GOAL High School, established in 2007, has pioneered and continues to work on perfecting an educational model which features online curriculum with face-to-face support.
Using an anonymous employee engagement survey, provided by Energage, company culture is assessed. Energage looks for “individual passion working toward shared success.” GOAL’s mission of developing productive members of society attracts individuals with a heartfelt desire to help young people. Mr. Ron Vigil, Director of Human Resources for GOAL puts it this way: “Employees come for the mission and stay for the culture.”
Vigil and his team pursue innovative solutions like hybrid work-from-home and school combinations that are very attractive to staff members. GOAL also provides an impressive benefits package and strongly emphasizes wellness and work-life balance.
The award for Top Workplace provides even more energy to fulfill GOAL’s vision of helping all students achieve their full potential in a caring, supportive and personalized environment. Chief Executive Officer Constance Jones, PhD, said “These are exciting times for our staff and students. Each day we renew our commitment to innovation and creativity. Regardless of circumstances, we are committed to the very important job of educating our students and helping them stay on track to graduate.”
GOAL Academy High School is a statewide, multi-district charter school authorized by District 49. GOAL is a Microsoft Showcase School and provides online curriculum with in-person support at 37 student drop-in centers across Colorado. Students can take college courses for free, earn career and technical certifications and receive excellent social and emotional support. GOAL strives to help all students achieve their full potential in a caring, supportive and personalized environment. In turn, students become productive members of society. Administration: 304 South Victoria in Pueblo, Co. (877)776-4625 or goalac.org More information or media inquiries? Click GOAL’S “Press Box” Contact: Gunnison Pagnotta, Communications Coordinator, (719)744-3090 or [email protected]
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