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 Kept It Real: The 31st Annual Technology & Adult Education Conference

15 May 2019
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The Office of Adult Education, a division of the Office of Workforce Development, in partnership with Temple University’s Center for Community Partnerships, hosted …

Event: Digital skills class teaches safe biking to residents

3 April 2019
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Digital Skills & Bicycle Thrills is back this year with two new classes on April 24 and June 26! Residents can improve their …

 
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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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