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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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Semi-finalist Teams and Field Testing Cities Announced in the $7M Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE

18 July 2017
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Semi-finalist Teams and Field Testing Cities Announced in the $7M Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE Monday, July 17th, 2017 SHARE THIS: First-of-its-kind …

Introducing Tutor Now

13 July 2017
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The Office of Adult Education is excited to announce Tutor Now, an updated Volunteer Training Program to better equip volunteer tutors 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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