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The Office of Adult Education

990 Spring Garden Street
Third Floor, Suite 300
Philadelphia, PA 19123

Phone number: (215) 686-5250
Email Address: adultedu@phila.gov

Calendar

Mar
30
Thu
Round Table: Adult English Language Learners @ Office of Adult Education
Mar 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Please join the Office of Adult Education at an Adult ESL Round Table on Thursday, March 30th, 2017 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Over the last 6 months, ESL Consulting Services has been conducting surveys of various Adult ESL providers in Philadelphia; and now we would like to share the results with the ESL community in Philadelphia!

Come and hear the results, network with other providers, and help formulate a plan for improving ESL services for adult learners in Philadelphia.  The meeting is open to administrators, teachers and tutors of ESL programs.

Light refreshments will be provided!

Apr
1
Sat
Two-Generation Learn and Lead Family Course @ South Philadelphia Community Health & Literacy Center
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sign your family up to take part in a FREE family learning course called Two-Generation Learn and Lead!

What is Two-Generation Learn & Lead?
Two-Gen Learn & Lead is a new 12-week course for whole families. Over 12 Saturdays, families will learn new skills and gain confidence together, as they choose and plan a service project to better their community. Parents and children who learn together build stronger bonds, and boost skills for work, school and leadership.

What are the benefits?
• Gain job skills
• Improve your resume
• Meet new people
• Develop leadership skills
• Change your community for better

Who can enroll?
Parents or caregivers with at least one child can enroll.
Parents or caregivers: 18 to 64 years of age
Children: pre-K to 6th grade

CLASSES START:
Saturday, March 25 @ 10:00 a.m.
South Philadelphia Community Health & Literacy Center
1700 South Broad Street

Classes run every Saturdaymorning from 3/25 – 6/10 at 10:00 a.m.

Space is limited enroll today!

View Flyer

For more information call 215.685.2986.

Apr
8
Sat
Two-Generation Learn and Lead Family Course @ South Philadelphia Community Health & Literacy Center
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sign your family up to take part in a FREE family learning course called Two-Generation Learn and Lead!

What is Two-Generation Learn & Lead?
Two-Gen Learn & Lead is a new 12-week course for whole families. Over 12 Saturdays, families will learn new skills and gain confidence together, as they choose and plan a service project to better their community. Parents and children who learn together build stronger bonds, and boost skills for work, school and leadership.

What are the benefits?
• Gain job skills
• Improve your resume
• Meet new people
• Develop leadership skills
• Change your community for better

Who can enroll?
Parents or caregivers with at least one child can enroll.
Parents or caregivers: 18 to 64 years of age
Children: pre-K to 6th grade

CLASSES START:
Saturday, March 25 @ 10:00 a.m.
South Philadelphia Community Health & Literacy Center
1700 South Broad Street

Classes run every Saturdaymorning from 3/25 – 6/10 at 10:00 a.m.

Space is limited enroll today!

View Flyer

For more information call 215.685.2986.

Apr
11
Tue
Digital Skills & Bicycle Thrills Cohort #4 @ Philadelphia FIGHT - AIDS Library
Apr 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Digital Skills and Bicycle Thrills is back this Spring with it’s fourth cohort class!

Are You…

  • 18 or older?
  • Interested in improving your computer skills?
  • New to Indego bike share?

Sign Up Today for a FREE, four-week digital skills class!

  • 2 Hours per week
  • Join in one group ride
  • Gain confidence biking in the city
  • Learn digital skills like navigating the web and using Microsoft Word

Participants receive 6 months of Indego for Free!

The Office of Adult Education is excited to present the fourth cohort of the Digital Skills, Bicycle Thrills (DSBT) program, a collaboration between the Better Bike Share Partnership, the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Transportation & Infrastructure Systems and the Office of Adult Education. DSBT is a free four-week online course that combines building digital skills with learning about Indego and bike safety.

Last year’s programs were so successful that Digital Skills and Bicycle Thrills is back in April at Philadelphia FIGHT’s AIDS Library KEYSPOT. Individuals who complete the program will receive a free six-month pass to Indego! Please share this exciting program with your networks and let anyone interested know that they can sign up for this free class by calling Indego Customer Service at 1-844-446-3346.

Join us for orientation!

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Philadelphia FIGHT – AIDS Library
1233 Locust Street, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

CALL 1-844-446-3346 to sign up!

Apr
15
Sat
Two-Generation Learn and Lead Family Course @ South Philadelphia Community Health & Literacy Center
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sign your family up to take part in a FREE family learning course called Two-Generation Learn and Lead!

What is Two-Generation Learn & Lead?
Two-Gen Learn & Lead is a new 12-week course for whole families. Over 12 Saturdays, families will learn new skills and gain confidence together, as they choose and plan a service project to better their community. Parents and children who learn together build stronger bonds, and boost skills for work, school and leadership.

What are the benefits?
• Gain job skills
• Improve your resume
• Meet new people
• Develop leadership skills
• Change your community for better

Who can enroll?
Parents or caregivers with at least one child can enroll.
Parents or caregivers: 18 to 64 years of age
Children: pre-K to 6th grade

CLASSES START:
Saturday, March 25 @ 10:00 a.m.
South Philadelphia Community Health & Literacy Center
1700 South Broad Street

Classes run every Saturdaymorning from 3/25 – 6/10 at 10:00 a.m.

Space is limited enroll today!

View Flyer

For more information call 215.685.2986.

Apr
22
Sat
Two-Generation Learn and Lead Family Course @ South Philadelphia Community Health & Literacy Center
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sign your family up to take part in a FREE family learning course called Two-Generation Learn and Lead!

What is Two-Generation Learn & Lead?
Two-Gen Learn & Lead is a new 12-week course for whole families. Over 12 Saturdays, families will learn new skills and gain confidence together, as they choose and plan a service project to better their community. Parents and children who learn together build stronger bonds, and boost skills for work, school and leadership.

What are the benefits?
• Gain job skills
• Improve your resume
• Meet new people
• Develop leadership skills
• Change your community for better

Who can enroll?
Parents or caregivers with at least one child can enroll.
Parents or caregivers: 18 to 64 years of age
Children: pre-K to 6th grade

CLASSES START:
Saturday, March 25 @ 10:00 a.m.
South Philadelphia Community Health & Literacy Center
1700 South Broad Street

Classes run every Saturdaymorning from 3/25 – 6/10 at 10:00 a.m.

Space is limited enroll today!

View Flyer

For more information call 215.685.2986.

Apr
29
Sat
Two-Generation Learn and Lead Family Course @ South Philadelphia Community Health & Literacy Center
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sign your family up to take part in a FREE family learning course called Two-Generation Learn and Lead!

What is Two-Generation Learn & Lead?
Two-Gen Learn & Lead is a new 12-week course for whole families. Over 12 Saturdays, families will learn new skills and gain confidence together, as they choose and plan a service project to better their community. Parents and children who learn together build stronger bonds, and boost skills for work, school and leadership.

What are the benefits?
• Gain job skills
• Improve your resume
• Meet new people
• Develop leadership skills
• Change your community for better

Who can enroll?
Parents or caregivers with at least one child can enroll.
Parents or caregivers: 18 to 64 years of age
Children: pre-K to 6th grade

CLASSES START:
Saturday, March 25 @ 10:00 a.m.
South Philadelphia Community Health & Literacy Center
1700 South Broad Street

Classes run every Saturdaymorning from 3/25 – 6/10 at 10:00 a.m.

Space is limited enroll today!

View Flyer

For more information call 215.685.2986.

May
6
Sat
Two-Generation Learn and Lead Family Course @ South Philadelphia Community Health & Literacy Center
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sign your family up to take part in a FREE family learning course called Two-Generation Learn and Lead!

What is Two-Generation Learn & Lead?
Two-Gen Learn & Lead is a new 12-week course for whole families. Over 12 Saturdays, families will learn new skills and gain confidence together, as they choose and plan a service project to better their community. Parents and children who learn together build stronger bonds, and boost skills for work, school and leadership.

What are the benefits?
• Gain job skills
• Improve your resume
• Meet new people
• Develop leadership skills
• Change your community for better

Who can enroll?
Parents or caregivers with at least one child can enroll.
Parents or caregivers: 18 to 64 years of age
Children: pre-K to 6th grade

CLASSES START:
Saturday, March 25 @ 10:00 a.m.
South Philadelphia Community Health & Literacy Center
1700 South Broad Street

Classes run every Saturdaymorning from 3/25 – 6/10 at 10:00 a.m.

Space is limited enroll today!

View Flyer

For more information call 215.685.2986.

May
13
Sat
Two-Generation Learn and Lead Family Course @ South Philadelphia Community Health & Literacy Center
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sign your family up to take part in a FREE family learning course called Two-Generation Learn and Lead!

What is Two-Generation Learn & Lead?
Two-Gen Learn & Lead is a new 12-week course for whole families. Over 12 Saturdays, families will learn new skills and gain confidence together, as they choose and plan a service project to better their community. Parents and children who learn together build stronger bonds, and boost skills for work, school and leadership.

What are the benefits?
• Gain job skills
• Improve your resume
• Meet new people
• Develop leadership skills
• Change your community for better

Who can enroll?
Parents or caregivers with at least one child can enroll.
Parents or caregivers: 18 to 64 years of age
Children: pre-K to 6th grade

CLASSES START:
Saturday, March 25 @ 10:00 a.m.
South Philadelphia Community Health & Literacy Center
1700 South Broad Street

Classes run every Saturdaymorning from 3/25 – 6/10 at 10:00 a.m.

Space is limited enroll today!

View Flyer

For more information call 215.685.2986.

May
19
Fri
29th Annual Technology and Adult Education Conference @ Temple University
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Explore and collaborate and learn with your colleagues on transforming the way we teach!

The Office of Adult Education, in collaboration with Temple University’s Center for Social Policy and Community Development is hosting the 29th Annual Technology and Adult Education Conference on Temple University’s main campus on Friday, May 19, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.. Enjoy food, vendors and breakout sessions at this one day conference for adult educators and practitioners. Learn about new best practices and receive information on services and resources for adults and out of school youth in Philadelphia.

More information coming soon!


28th Annual Technology and Adult Education Conference Video (2016)

Watch the video below to find out more about last year’s Technology and Adult Education Conference

 >> Read about last year’s Conference

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