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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The 30th Annual Technology and Adult Education Conference

17 April 2018
Events News

Registration is open The Technology and Adult Education Conference fosters innovation in adult education by hosting a community of dynamic, forward-thinking educators and …

Enroll Now: Classes for adults are now in Community Schools

27 February 2018
News

  Classes for adults are now in Community Schools Enroll in free adult education classes in these Community Schools and in other city …

Office of Adult Education celebrates 4th year anniversary of myPLACE℠

27 February 2018
General News Uncategorized

More than 20K learners have reached out to myPLACE℠ for adult education services It has been four years since the Office of Adult …

 
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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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