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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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The June E-zine is here!

20 June 2017
Features News

Welcome to the June 2017 edition of the Office of Adult Education (OAE) News E-zine that covers May and June. Read up on …

Recap: 29th Annual Technology & Adult Education Conference

20 June 2017
Features News

The Office of Adult Education in partnership with Temple University’s Center for Social Policy & Community Development, hosted the 29th Annual Technology and …

Now Hiring: Tech Skills Tutor Training Facilitator

19 June 2017
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The Office of Adult Education, formerly known as the Mayor’s Commission on Literacy, is an office of the City of Philadelphia that works …

 
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Viola Robinson

Viola Robinson never let dropping out of school in the 10th grade to care for her mother stop her love of reading. She credits her uncle for encouraging her and keeping her in class—even  if it was an unconventional setting. After raising three grandchildren, and doing some work with...

 
 
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