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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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Now Hiring: Tutor Training Facilitator

7 June 2018
Job Listing News

The Office of Adult Education seeks an Independent Contractor as a Tutor Training Facilitator for their Volunteer Tutor trainings. 550,000 adults in Philadelphia …

2018 Barra Technology and Adult Education Grant

6 June 2018
Features News

Would you like to use innovative technology to improve adult learning experiences? The Office of Adult Education (OAE) is pleased to announce a …

Digital Skills Bicycle Thrills

5 June 2018
Events News

Are you interested in sharpening your digital skills? Do you want to learn more about biking safely around the city? Participate in our …

 
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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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