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We Are Open Again!

WELCOME

BACK

The Washington Literacy Center is now OPEN! for in-person learning and business!!
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
TANF/TEP Customers

Thank you for being a part of the Washington Literacy Center (WLC) TEP community. Our goal at WLC is to offer customer support in navigating the TANF Education and Occupational Training (EOT) program in the District of Columbia. We will provide each customer with the tools necessary to accomplish their educational, vocational, and occupational goals. 

Enroll in the JumpStart 2 Success program today. You will receive a laptop computer for the duration of the program, and you might be eligible for free internet service. Once you have successfully completed the program, including assessments, you will be able to keep the laptop free of charge!* 

 

If you are not in any current programming, we strongly encourage you to participate in the JumpStart 2 Success program.  

 

If you have any questions about the JumpStart 2 Success program or the laptop program, please contact Donovan Barnes at donovan.barnes@washlit.org or Diamond Haskins at diamond.haskins@washlit.org to register for JumpStart and make an appointment to pick up your laptop.  

 

*(If you do not complete the program, you are responsible for the cost of the laptop, which will be deducted from your Discretionary Work Funds Account. Laptops cannot be returned.) 

NEWS & EVENTS

Upcoming Events

We Are Now Conducting Hybrid Classes(In-Person and Virtually)
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Use these resources, tips, and platforms to help you during this time of crisis and uncertainty.

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KEEP IN CONTACT WITH US

The Washington Literacy Center office is now open for TEP customers.

 

Contact us by calling (202) 984-0000

or

Email your Case Manager:

Brittany Battle: brittany.battle@washlit.org

Amy Challe: amy.challe@washlit.org

Contact Program Manager Tamela Williams at (202) 984-0000 or

tamela.williams@washlit.org  with any questions, comments or concerns.

Available Hours: Monday - Friday(9am - 5pm)

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS

Effective March 14th, the Washington Literacy Center will be accepting documents in-person. Please use the links below to complete your timesheet and other important documentation. DHS will be phasing out the SeamlessDocs timesheet effective September 30th, 2022. Customers are expected to use the DHS Customer Portal to submit their timesheets each Friday by 5PM beginning October 1, 2022.  Please email your Case Manager if a PDF/Word version of the documents is needed.

DHS Customer Portal

Weekly Time Attendance

Volunteer Service Agreement
 

Non Traditional Employment Earnings Form

DC Work Experience

Verification of Activity

 

GEN 2 Activity Log 

ORIENTATION

WLC will conduct orientations in person. Please complete the intake form below.  Our Outreach Coordinator will get in touch with you and schedule a time for orientation.

Intake Form

Orientation Presentation

GOOGLE CLASSROOM

All Washington Literacy Center TANF Employment & Education Program (TEP) customers have access to Google Classroom. Google Classroom is a free and secure interactive learning platform. It provides a safe way for us to connect, engage, and share important information, documents, and updates as your TANF (TEP) provider. Google Classroom will provide access to online information that includes: resources, programs, 2 Gen activities, events webinars, tutorials, assessments, online training & workshops, educational tools, and all things TANF (TEP) related.

 

Google Classroom is accessible online and through any mobile device with internet capabilities. You will receive an invitation to join Google Classroom by email from your assigned case manager.

EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES

The following is a list of educational and vocational assessments that will aid you in measuring and discovering your interests, skill set, values, goals, and strengths.

Northstar Digital Literacy

 

Career Smart Skills Audit

Myers & Briggs Personality Test

My Next Step: Career Test

Career Key: Hollands Six

Enneagram Personality Test

OUR TEAM
Tamela Williams
Tamela Williams
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Ann Challe
Ann Challe
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Brittany Battle
Brittany Battle
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Ann Hawkins
Ann Hawkins
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Brittany Battle

Case Manager

brittany.battle@washlit.org

Tamela Williams

Program Manager

tamela.williams@washlit.org

Amy Challe, MSW

Case Manager

amy.challe@washlit.org

Ann Hawkins

Quality Control

Processing Specialist

ann.hawkins@washlit.org

Donovan Barnes

Case Manager 

donovan.barnes@washlit.org

Donovan Barnes
Donovan Barnes
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Diamond Haskins
Diamond Haskins
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Parker Rulison
Parker Rulison
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Diamond Haskins

Outreach Specialist

diamond.haskins@washlit.org

Wm. Parker Rulison

EOT Navigator

parker.rulison@washlit.org

INFORMATION, ACTIVITIES, AND EVENTS

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- Stan Gudder