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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. Mayor Michael A. Nutter has charged The Commission to work on behalf of over 80 literacy and workforce development programs to help the estimated 550,000 adults in the city functioning below basic adult education levels to qualify for family-sustaining jobs and post-secondary training and education.

 
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myPLACE Celebrates One Year

28 January 2015
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myPLACE™ is celebrating one year of service on January 29th after opening last year to provide a one-stop for adult education and career …

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National Mentoring Month Part 3: Mentor Spotlight

22 January 2015
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In honor of National Mentoring Month we are highlighting mentors that have worked to create lasting relationships with adult learners. Rachael Hayes is …

Now Hiring: Adult Literacy Tutor Training Facilitator

22 January 2015
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Description: Provide training facilitation for the Mayor’s Commission on Literacy’s online and/or blended Basic, ESL and/or GED® tutor training programs. Supervision Received and Exercised: The …

 
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Sheila Williams-Brown

Attaining her GED® and becoming a registered nurse had been twin goals for Sheila Williams-Brown since 1980. But providing for her family as a busy young mother always took precedence. Then, with the help of a volunteer math tutor at the Free Library of Philadelphia, Sheila was able to...

 
 
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