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Debes Creer en Ti

Believe in Yourself, Inc.

Helping Immigrant Families Succeed!

Nos concentramos en tutoría y liderazgo de calidad cuando ofrecemos nuestras clases de Inglés, GED (preparatoria), Ciudadanía, Informática y Alfabetización, Primaria y Secundaria en español GRATIS

DCET se fundó en 1995 para ayudar al creciente número de familias hispanas / latinas en Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas como una corporación sin fines de lucro organizada bajo la sección 501 (c) (3) de la estructura del código del IRS y opera bajo la guía de una Junta de 06-seis Miembros ejecutivos y 6-seis Miembros del Consejo Asesor. La Corporación tiene un plantel de 06-personas voluntarias que se encargan de la administración. DCET se dedica a brindar programas educativos, de tutoría y culturales para el bienestar social y económico de los jóvenes hispanos y sus familias.
To be a highly visible and trusted community learning centers "La Escuelita" all over locally, regionally and nationally 
through offering a dedicated team of professional staff assisting  Hispanic/Latino families with their educational needs while building a future for their children, and their future generations so that they can excel in their life and in their work, leading them to
overcoming barriers and challenges related to having recently Immigrated to the U.S.

To support intergenerational  immigrant families in achieving literacy, life skills (youth leadership, mentoring, intercultural competence) and to link them to community resources in a way that respects all races, religions, and cultures.
Intercultural competence training for both adults and youth to linking Hispanic/Latino families to community resources and to our Literacy Programs: Adult Basic Education (ABE), Computer classes, Citizenship exam preparation and (GED) High School Equivalency preparation. 
We value the constant improvement of our programs.

We value Tolerance.
We value Integrity in all dealings.We value kindness and courtesy.
We value Punctuality.
We value Honesty.

¡Somos innovadores, nuestra Misión salva y transforma vidas a través de la EDUCACIÓN!

​We build bridges with community leaders, schools, educators, corporations benefiting the needs of our students.

Asistimos a la comunidad en las áreas de desarrollo personal y empresarial

Our programs are lead by honesty, integrity  and respect for diversity, equity and inclusion

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Our Story

In 1995 DCET Founder Elvia Wallace-Martinez designed DCET as a Spanish Radio Talk show called DEBES CREER EN TI (Believe in Yourself), and also a 2-two TV segments, and 52 newspaper columns in Spanish about virtues/family values. These initiatives in 1998, then turned into a  non-profit organization housing Literacy and Community and Mentoring programs for Hispanic/Latino families in its majority. With limited funding and working out of her personal finances, DCET Founder started DCET and continues to serve the community as a volunteer.  Her programs have helped thousands of students enter the workforce field while preventing them from crime and welfare dependency. 

As an immigrant herself, founder of DCET understood the needs of the immigrant community 

DCET Operates with High Standards of Excellence, 
a Firm Financial Stability and is a national
Top Rated nonprofit  
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