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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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Submit September events to be included in International Literacy Day calendar

16 August 2017
Events News

September 8, 2017 marks International Literacy Day, a day dedicated to shining a spotlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. …

Lead a workshop session at this year’s Tutor Institute

15 August 2017
Events News

Tutor Institute 2017  REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS _____________________________ Cultivating Stronger, Skillful Learning Communities   Interested in sharing a topic on adult education that your …

The July E-Zine is Here!

26 July 2017
Features News Uncategorized

Welcome to the July 2017 edition of the Office of Adult Education (OAE) News E-zine ! Check out our Volunteer Spotlight, access to …

 
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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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