Since 1993, Washington English Center, (formerly Language, Education, and Technology Center – Language ETC), a community-based program, has offered English and literacy training to low-income adult immigrants in the greater Washington area using volunteer teachers and tutors.
That all immigrants gain the education and support they need to build a better future for themselves and for their children.
Washington English Center’s mission is to provide excellent and affordable English classes and other workforce programs to adult immigrants using volunteer teachers.
To provide high-quality educational services, access to technology, and life-skill programs to all low-income adult immigrants in the Washington metropolitan area, regardless of ability to pay.
Gabriela Mossi, Executive Director email@example.com
Mary Spanarkel, Director of Curriculum and Instruction firstname.lastname@example.org
Liz Madjlesi, Director of Volunteer Programs email@example.com
Lois Hammond, Weekend Volunteer Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
Baker Osman, Weekend Volunteer Coordinator email@example.com
Claudia Belloso, Weekend Office Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Clodoaldo Lopez, Weekday Office Manager email@example.com
Yadilka Marquez, Employment Services Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
Antonio Ricci, IT Coordinator email@example.com
BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
Susan Hattan, Secretary
Sarah Hoagland, Treasurer
Stephanie G. Lawson, Chair
Elizabeth Tisdale, Vice Chair
Alex Lescroart, Secretary
Jason McMahon, Chair
Katherine Rogers, Vice Chair
EMERITUS BOARD MEMBERS:
Susanne K. Bennet
Amy F. Berger
Mary Janice Dicello
Robert Kanchuger, Esq.
Edward R.M. Kane
Gerald Langan, Esq.
ACADEMIC ADVISORY BOARD:
Brock Brady – Chair, Education Programming and Training Specialist for the Peace Corps
Emily Becketti, REEP (Arlington Education and Employment Program)
MaryAnn Florez – Coordinator at Fairfax County Schools Adult ESOL
Claire Kevill, workplace-based trainer
Sean Kinnard, Arlington Career Center
Nina Liakos – ESL Teacher at the International Language Institute at the University of Maryland (Retired)
Sherry L. Steeley – Special Programs Instructor, Center for Language Education and Development, Georgetown University
Polina Vinogradova, TESOL Program Director at American University
Heather Tatton-Harris, Curriculum and Training Coordinator, Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School
Emily Naber – Bilingual Teacher, DC Public Schools
Our Lady Queen of the Americas
The John and Cora Davis Foundation
Barbara Notz Hines Foundation
If you would like to make an individual donation, you can use the DONATE button on the main menu at the top of each page of our website, mail it to us directly, or contact our office (202-387-2222).