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The Office of Adult Education (OAE), formerly the Mayor’s Commission on Literacy has worked to equip all adults in Philadelphia with the education they need for work, family, and civic engagement since 1983. OAE was charged to work on behalf of over 80 literacy and workforce development program to help the estimated 550,000 adults in the City who need to develop their workforce literacy skills to compete in our knowledge based economy, complete secondary education, or prepare to participate in post-secondary programs.

 
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Become a myPLACE Campus

12 March 2019
News

Office of Adult Education announces professional services contracts to establish five myPLACE℠ Campuses. myPLACE℠ Campus eContract #21190307115139 This request for proposals (RFP) for the …

Call for Proposals

14 February 2019
Events News

Present at the 2019 Technology & Adult Ed Conference OAE’s annual Technology & Adult Ed Conference is Philadelphia’s largest gathering of adult education …

Adult Education Classes in Community Schools

2 January 2019
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Take FREE classes at 9 Philadelphia Community Schools! Adult education classes in Philadelphia Community Schools are designed to allow adults to take reading, …

 
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Jessica Gorski

In 2014, Pittsburgh native Jessica Gorski relocated to Philadelphia. Working as an attorney for an insurance company, Jessica longed for a way to give back. Believing that there are few things more valuable than receiving a quality education, Jessica decided she would research volunteer op...

 
 
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