its establishment, CEET’s management team and well-qualified teachers
have provided classroom training to approximately 800 low- to moderate-income
residents of the DC Metropolitan area. CEET is a partner of Greater
Mt. Calvary Holy Church and manages its job bank. It enjoys
a 75% rate of successful placement for individuals using its job placement
the period of August 2009 through April 2011, CEET assisted 30 students
in obtaining their GED certificates.
25% of CEET’s students who achieve their GED have gone on to enroll
in postsecondary institutions and other vocational programs.
- One of
the GED students from CEET’s program was awarded the Harvard Book
Award in summer 2010 for receiving a high score on the writing portion
of his GED exam.
the period of October 1, 2009 through September 30 2011, CEET assisted
many of its clients to find employment in the Washington, DC Metropolitan
Area. CEET provided job readiness classes to 46 ex-offenders in its
DCFI program and helped them to develop resumes and find employment.
Altogether CEET provided job readiness training and placement assistance
to 150 adults.
served 16 low-income Mentee Families from October 1 2008 to September
30, 2011, and has received new funding to serve 25 low-income families
beginning October 1, 2011.
established a remedial reading and mathematics program in 2002 for those
students who need to improve their basic literacy skills. CEET currently
serves 18 individuals with disabilities in the program.
September 2009, CEET’s ESOL program has provided English classes
to 12 French-speaking students, five Amharic-speaking students and five
- CEET has
provided free computer literacy classes to more than 100 TANF recipients
and low-income families since summer 2005.
Center for Empowerment and Employment Training (CEET) is a 501 (c)(3)
nonprofit organization that was created to provide educational and job
training services to low income and disadvantaged adults of the Washington,
DC Metropolitan Area. CEET provides custom-tailored training in the following
Service and Sales
for A+ Certification Examination
Excel, PowerPoint, Access
to Basic Computer Skills and the Internet
Basic Education Classes
Reading–offered during the day year round
and Bookkeeping Classes
to Start Your Own Business
Readiness and Life Skills seminars and assistance with job search
opportunity is available to families who are willing to spend several
hours on a monthly basis for up to one year, to participate in program
activities that will include opportunities to bond with assigned mentor
events might include educational enrichment, self-esteem enhancement,
cultural enrichment activities, family and peer improvement activities
in the forms of arts and crafts projects, sharing resources, attending
seminars on financial management, job readiness, community resources,
parenting classes, nutrition classes, domestic violence and so forth.
families are invited to complete the Mentor or Mentee
applications below and forward them to: firstname.lastname@example.org.