Media Coverage

DCET has been highlighter in major local and national news media.  Enjoy these articles!

August 23, 2003 Dallas Family Magazine "Entrepreneur Helps Inmmigrants Believe in Themselves".


October 12, 2003  Diario La Estrella "Elvia Wallace-Martinez receives recognition by Dallas Major Laura Miller

June 4, 2005  Dallas Morning News "Elvia Wallace-Martinez receives Irving Hispanic Chamber award for Excellence in Community Service"


May 21, 2006  Grand Prairie Times "City of Grand Prairie honors those who are dedicated during PublicWorks Week"


May 26, 2005  Irving Rambler "Irving Hispanic Chamber of Commerce presents Community Award"​


May 28th, 2006 Dallas Morning News "​​Host of Spanish radio talk show aims to uplift her community"

​November 14, 2006 El Lider USA "Elvia Wallace-Martinez honored by Girl Scouts of Texas Concilio" 

​November 16, 2006 DFWInternational "Elvia Wallace-Martinez of DCET was honored by the Girl Scouts

of Tejas Council with their REAL GIRLS – REAL WOMEN Award."


​May 10th, 2007 Irving Rambler "Cinco de Mayo celebration more than just a Mexican Festival"

March 14th, 2008 Al Dia News "Habra Escuelita en Grand Prairie"


Friday, March 14, 2008 


April 04, 2009  ​​​​​​​La Estrella Digital ​​​"​Computadoras Gratis a familias de bajos recursos"

July 4th, 2010 Dallas Morning News "It's never too late to finish the sixth grade"

May 24th, 2011  Al Dia News "Nunca es tarde para una buena educacion"​​ ​​

December 19th, 2014 Dallas Morning News  "DCET/Believe in Yourself presents awards at holiday dinner"


October 7th, 2015, DFW International Bulletin 2015 Excelencia Empresarial Hispana honors DCET with Excellence in Education award

Look who's talking about  DCET!
Established in 1991,  in Irving,  TX,
is a DFW non-profit organization that assists low-income students in their process of assimilation and acculturation while adjusting to American society

About DCET

Registered by: the IRS as a Charitable Organization, with a ruling year of 1999. Headquarters are in Irving, TX and has an EIN of 31-1640064, as a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax-deductible.  
(Source: IRS Business Master File and Form 990).
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