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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Submit September events for the Adult Education Month Calendar!

6 August 2018
Events News

September is Philadelphia Adult Education Month! On September 8, 2018 the world will highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. …

Now Hiring: Program Director, Adult Education Services and Digital Initiatives

7 June 2018
Job Listing News

The Office of Adult Education seeks a Program Director, Adult Education Services and Digital Initiatives. The Office of Adult Education (OAE), formerly the Mayor’s …

ONE WEEK LEFT to Submit Applications for the Technology and Adult Education Grant

6 June 2018
Features News

  Would you like to use innovative technology to improve adult learning experiences? Starting in Fall 2018, the Office of Adult Education (OAE) will launch …

 
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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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