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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

Nov
3
Fri
ESL Teacher Resource @ Municipal Services Building, 16th Floor Room A
Nov 3 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Instructor:Nicole Daker

Description:

The ESL Teacher Resource is ready!  Alicia Porter spent a good portion of the summer working on an online resource for ESL tutors and instructors.  We can’t wait for you to see it! Join us on Friday, November 3 from 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. to review and explore this new resource.

The ESL Teacher Resource features the following:

  • Overview of ESL Levels and Competencies
    • Low literacy
    • Beginner
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced
  • Classroom Tips for each skill level
    • Topics
    • Lesson plans
    • Instructional activities
  • Technology and Free ESL Websites
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Pronunciation & Phonics

 


About the Office of Adult Education’s Professional Development Offerings:
The Office of Adult Education (OAE) offers multiple professional development opportunities to strengthen the delivery of quality adult education services in Philadelphia. These offerings are free and geared towards adult education coordinators, administrators, teachers, tutors and mentors.

Nov
26
Sun
Tutor Now: Technology Skills Training (Online) @ online
Nov 26 – Dec 13 all-day

Instructor:
Kelly Sines

Description:

Tutor Now: Technology Skills. This training will equip you with tools, skills, and resources to support adults who wish to increase their technology skills. This training is designed with the principles of adult learning theory and technological instruction to suit a wide variety of learners.

In addition, you will be able to:

  • Comprehend the barriers to digital inclusion and the wide variety of learners served in Philadelphia.
  • Understand and Apply adult learning theory and learner-centered strategies to motivate learners.
  • Demonstrate how to locate and access information and resources using technology

About Online Training:
The online training allows volunteers complete the work online at their own pace within the two and a half-week period. An online facilitator will provide guidance, clarification, support and evaluate the work submitted by potential volunteers.

Completion of all components is required to receive a Certificate of Completion from the Office of Adult Education. No prerequisites required.

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Jan
30
Tue
Adult English as a Second Language Round Table #4 @ Municipal Services Building, 16th Floor Room E
Jan 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Instructor:
Naomie Nyanungo

Description:

Please join the Office of Adult Education at an Adult ESL Round Table on January 30, 2018 from 2 – 4pm. Come 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!


About the Office of Adult Education’s Professional Development Offerings:
The Office of Adult Education (OAE) offers multiple professional development opportunities to strengthen the delivery of quality adult education services in Philadelphia. These offerings are free and geared towards adult education coordinators, administrators, teachers, tutors and mentors.

Apr
17
Tue
Adult English as a Second Language Round Table #5 @ Municipal Services Building, 16th Floor Room E
Apr 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Instructor:
Naomie Nyanungo

Description:

Please join the Office of Adult Education at an Adult ESL Round Table on April 17th, 2018 from 2 – 4pm. Come 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!


About the Office of Adult Education’s Professional Development Offerings:
The Office of Adult Education (OAE) offers multiple professional development opportunities to strengthen the delivery of quality adult education services in Philadelphia. These offerings are free and geared towards adult education coordinators, administrators, teachers, tutors and mentors.

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