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Tiffany

Tiffany, a Trolley Operator for SEPTA, came to District 1199C through the Office of Adult Educations myPLACE℠ system, which has helped over 17,00 …

 

Adult Learner Profiles

Nina

myPLACE℠ Learner Nina is moving up at Temple University’s Workforce Education & Lifelong Learning (WELL) program. She believes that “education is important because …

Augustine

myPLACE℠ Learner Augustine, 48, dropped out of Olney High School after attending only a few months of her ninth grade year. Augustine  attempted …

Tiffany

Tiffany, a Trolley Operator for SEPTA, came to District 1199C through the Office of Adult Educations myPLACE℠ system, which has helped over 17,00 …

Viola Robinson

Viola Robinson never let dropping out of school in the 10th grade to care for her mother stop her love of reading. She …

Marisol Olivero

Twenty-three year old Marisol Olivero proves that there is no challenge more challenging than the challenge to improve yourself! “As long as you …

Adanna James

Adanna decided it was time to get her GED®  after taking her two brothers to sign up for GED®  preparation classes at myPLACE℠. …

Mimi Starks

Philadelphia native Mimi Starks is an inspiration. At age 49, this single mother and Certified Nursing Assistant recently returned to the virtual classroom …

Sherra Dunn

Sherra Dunn’s family has lived within the Mantua community for more than 60 years.  Mantua has changed a lot over that time; Sherra …

James Barrett

James Barrett attends Drexel’s Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnership’s KEYSPOT Computer Center almost every day. Sitting in his favorite seat, Barrett researches technical/computer …

Brian Davis

Growing up in a single-parent household with four siblings, Brian Davis made a choice he would long regret: dropping out of high school. …

Ricardeau Scutt

A kind passenger in his dad’s Philadelphia taxi, coupled with his own studious hard work, started Haitian immigrant Ricardeau Scutt on the fast …

Bory Kuoch

Bory Kuoch, a Cambodian refugee who immigrated to Philadelphia in 1978, remembers the day that her GED® diploma arrived in the mail: “You …

Sheila Williams-Brown

Attaining her GED® and becoming a registered nurse had been twin goals for Sheila Williams-Brown since 1980. But providing for her family as …

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