The Office of Adult Education
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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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We’ve Moved

30 October 2017
General News

We are pleased to announce that in the coming weeks the Office of Adult Education (OAE) will be relocating to more accessible offices …

Adult Education News: October 2017

27 October 2017
Features News

Welcome to the October 2017 edition of the Office of Adult Education (OAE) News!

Tutor Institute 2017 Recap

3 October 2017
Events News

Workshop Material | Photos On Oct. 14, In collaboration with District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund, OAE hosted 80 adult education tutors and …

 
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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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