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Focusing in Literacy, Mentoring and Leadership with ESL, GED, Citizenship and Computer classes as well as Spanish Literacy Classes FREE
DCET was founded in 1995 to assist the fast-growing number of Hispanic/Latino families in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas as a nonprofit Corporation organized under structure section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code and operates under the guidance of a Board of 07-seven members and 6-six Advisory Council members. The Corporation is managed by a staff of four people. DCET is dedicated to provide Educational, Mentoring and Cultural programs for the social and economic well-being of Hispanic youth and their families.
We assist the community in the areas of personal and business development
Hispanic/Latino families in its majority, find DCET as a one-stop-shop. At our Community Learning Centers LA ESCUELITA (The Little School), we offer multigenerational educational, cultural and community initiatives in partnership with the City of Irving, the Dallas and Irving school districts, corporations, mentors and volunteers.
At DCET, parents learn ESL, GED, Citizenship classes, Spanish Literacy, or Computer classes while their children in another activity room, under the same roof practice dancing Mexican Folklorico, singing and playing some musical instrument. We strive for youth/children and their parents to become productive members of society while developing a sense of joy and pride working together to reach these goals. Students at DCET are developed as leaders of this country. After graduation some students become facilitators of our programs and education is passed on to first, second and third generations. Second generation high school students become tutors of parents learning other language and in return, DCET mentors them with prep-college workshops assisting them to enter college. A win/win situation!
We are innovators, our Mission saves and transforms lives through EDUCATION!
Facilitators and Staff
MAKE THE DIFFERENCE!
To provide literacy, workforce development programs, and other educational, cultural, mentoring and community initiatives for under served low and moderate income immigrants in its majority Hispanic/Latino youth and their families in their process of assimilation and acculturation, allowing them to become productive members of society.
We see LA ESCUELITA of DCET community learning centers all over locally, regionally and nationally. Also a dedicated team of prefessional staff teaching ESL, GED, Citizenship, Computer & Spanish literacy classes for immigrant families providing them with solutions to their educational needs.
We value the constant improvement of our programs.
We value Tolerance and punctuality.
We value kindness and courtesy.
We value Punctuality.
We value Honesty.
We value Integrity in all dealings
To offer Literacy, Mentoring and Community programs for immigrants in its majority to Hispanic Youth and their family resulting in highly productive members of society.
To build bridges with community leaders, schools, educators, corporations benefiting the needs of our students.
To bring annual conferences about family values and prevention of drugs and alcohol programs.
To bring ESL, GED, Computer and Citizenship classes and Spanish Literacy at no charge.
To offer a multicultural Festival offering health, education and a Job Fair to fundraise funds for high school students going to college.
LEADERSHIP MEANS TEAMWORK!
We operate with STANDARDS OF EXCELLENCE!