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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Tutor Institute 2018

24 October 2018
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GRAB YOUR SEAT! Tutor Institute 2018 will empower you to build stronger learning communities and enhance both student and provider experiences. Join us …

Introducing Online Animal Care Classes

2 October 2018
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Want to learn how to care for your pets and neighborhood wildlife?     Sign up for animal care classes today! Are you …

 
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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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