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Our Vision
To make D.C. Teachers Federal Credit Union a number one world class credit union which will provide the best in financial services.

Designed to Be Different
D.C. Teachers Federal Credit Union was originally chartered by the District of Columbia. Today it's a federal credit union. Like other credit unions, its not-for-profit, service-oriented, member-focused approach to business distinguishes it from other types of financial institutions, as do its low interest rates on loans and high interest rates for savings accounts.

Who Can Join
You can join our credit union if you belong to any of the following groups:


Employees, pensioners and annuitants of:

  • American Federation of School Administrator
  • The American Federation of Teachers
  • The District Board of Higher Education
  • The District Board of Vocational Education
  • AFL-CIO (Washington, DC)
  • The Council of School Officers, Local 4, AFL-CIO
  • D.C. Public Schools Students/Employees
  • D.C. Public Charter Schools
  • D.C.P.S. Board of Education
  • The University of the District of Columbia
  • (Students and Alumni)
  • Washington Teachers’ Union (Local 6)
  • Prince Hall Masons and Eastern Stars
  • Employees of the Wireless Communications, Inc.
  • Employees of BR Movers
  • Employees of Techna-Graphics Inc.
  • All members of the above members families

University of the District of Columbia faculty, students and alumni
Prince Hall Masons and Eastern Stars, District of Columbia Jurisdiction
Urban Family Institute
The Way of the Cross Church Daycare

Immediate family members of any of the above (spouses, parents, children, siblings, grandchildren, stepparents, stepchildren, stepsiblings, adoptive parents or children and legal guardians and their wards)

Once a Member, Always a Member
After you join, you'll remain a member even if you no longer meet any of the above criteria. That means your family members will still be eligible to join as well.

Member/Owner Control
As a cooperative, we are a membership organization. Our members exercise control over the Credit Union through their annual election of the Board of Directors. The Board governs the affairs of the Credit Union.

Board Members
     Dr. C. Denise Witcher Sessoms, Chairman of the Board
     Mr. Jerome Shelton, Vice Chairman
     Ms. Tamika L. Taylor, Esq., Treasurer
     Mr. William Bailey, Secretary
     Mr. Harold Fisher, Director
     Ms. Mary C. Wright, Director
     Mr. Edward B. Harrison, Jr., Director
     Mr. James L. Ivey, Director
     Mr. Lester W. Jones, Director
     Ms. Sheila J. Reid, Director

Job Opportunities
Our credit union also has a paid staff. If you would be interested in serving D.C. Teachers Federal Credit Union in a professional capacity, send your resume to:

David A. McWilliams, Sr., CCE
President/Chief Executive Officer
D.C. Teachers Federal Credit Union
P.O. Box 48009
Washington, DC 20002

Your resume will be kept on file for 3 months. If we have an opening in your area of expertise during that time, we will contact you.

Contact us for and employment application.

Supervisory Committee
     Dr. C. Denise Witcher Sessoms
     Harriett F. Kargbo
     Mary C. Wright

Credit Committee
     Mr. Lester W. Jones, Chairman
     Mr. Charles B. Mercer, Jr.
     Mrs. Marvel S. White

Juanita S. Winn Scholarships
Each year, our Board of Directors awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors. Applications are generally between March 1 and May 1. Contact Cynthia Payne for the exact dates.

To qualify for one of the two scholarships, an applicant must be a son, daughter, grandson or granddaughter of a Credit Union member in good standing. In addition, the applicant must be a well-rounded student with at least a B average. Applicants must also submit copies of their SAT scores and recommendations from their principals or counselors.

Applications may be obtained at the receptionist's desk at the main office, the UDC branch or at the Prince Hall branch. Contact Cynthia Payne for more information. Mail your completed application to:

Scholarship Committee
c/o Ms. Cynthia Payne
D.C. Teachers Federal Credit Union
9th and D Streets, N.E.
Washington, DC 20002-0009

See our annual report.

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