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Office of Adult Education


1500 JFK Blvd.
Ste. 1400
Philadelphia, PA 19102-1749

Main Contact: Undisclosed

http://www.philaliteracy.org/


Business Description:

Since 1983, the Office of Adult Education (OAE) has worked to equip all adults in Philadelphia with the education they need for work, family and civic engagement. OAE is charged to work on behalf of literacy and workforce development programs to help the estimated 550,000 adults in the City who need to develop their workforce literacy skills, prepare to compete in our knowledge based economy, complete secondary education and prepare to participate in postsecondary programs. OAE works with community partners and stakeholders to ensure that all Philadelphians have access to a high quality adult education system, which supports personal and career advancement and increased opportunities for adults in Philadelphia. Philadelphia’s system of adult education, workforce development and digital literacy will position the City as a national leader.


Business Type:


Business Information:

  • Non Profit
  • Publicly Owned
  • Member Since 2013

RECENT POSTS

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  • Call for Proposals: Technology and Adult Education Conference

    Posted on 3/22/2016 by Ms. Haniyyah Sharpe-Brown of Office of Adult Education

    The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy, in collaboration with Temple University’s Center for Social Policy and Community Development, invites you to submit a proposal to present at the 28th annual technology conference, to be held May 13, 2016, on Temple University’s main campus in Philadelphia, PA.

    The ultimate goal of the 28th Annual Technology and Adult Education Conference is to ensure that adults and out-of-school youth age 16 and up are prepared to succeed in high school equivalency testing, acquisition of English as a Second Language, entry into post-secondary education and training, and family-sustaining jobs.

    The 28th Annual Technology and Adult Education Conference will showcase trends and opportunities for facilitating connected learning in adult education.

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  • The Mayor's Commission on Literacy is Hiring: Director of Communications and Development

    Posted on 1/21/2016 by Ms. Haniyyah Sharpe-Brown of Office of Adult Education

    The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy has created a system that engages all adults in Philadelphia in lifelong learning for their economic success, civic engagement, and personal development. The Director of Communications and Development will be a key member of a small team that will engage the city as a whole in upgrading basic workforce skills and will work in collaboration with public and private partners throughout the city to make a lasting difference for the benefit of the city’s and each citizen’s growth and prosperity.

    Please review attachment for details on how to apply. Submit applications immediately. Review of candidates will begin on February 1, 2016.

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  • MAY
    08
  • ConnectED Learning: 27th Annual Technology & Adult Education Conference

    Friday, May 08, 2015 12:00 AM

    Posted on 4/8/2015 by Mrs. Deana Gamble of Office of Adult Education

    Join the Mayor’s Commission on Literacy’s for the 27th Annual Technology & Adult Education Conference: ConnectED Learning.

    -Learn about innovative strategies for integrating technology into adult education and workforce development
    -Hear from Commissioner of Prisons Louis Giorla about the challenges of integrating technology into an educational program and the special challenges that occur when the program is in a prison
    -Discover new software, instructional materials, and learner resources from vendors like Nonprofit Technology Resources, Aztec Software, and more
    -Network with fellow educators and stakeholders over lunch
    -Enter a raffle to win a laptop, desktop, and other great prizes!

    View more information and register at http://philaliteracy.org/tech2015/.

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  • APR
    23
  • Philly KEYSPOT: Digital Divide Hacks for the Tech Industry

    Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:00 AM

    Posted on 3/19/2015 by Mrs. Deana Gamble of Office of Adult Education

    Thursday, April 23, 2015 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm
    Municipal Services Building, The Innovation Lab
    1401 JFK Blvd., Room C&D, Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Philly KEYSPOT is a network of 51 city-funded, public computing centers in low-income areas of Philadelphia, and a key city strategy for digital inclusion.

    Each day, in neighborhoods from Point Breeze to Kensington, KEYSPOTs serve a diverse client-base including people experiencing homelessness, formerly incarcerated individuals, and the chronically unemployed.

    KEYSPOT users and presenters will share their struggles and issues related to technology, and participants will work in small groups to come up with smart ideas for technology-based solutions. The winning idea will be submitted as a project at an upcoming Hackathon to produce a working product for social good. Refreshments will be provided!

    This event is part of Philly Tech Week 2015 presented by Comcast.

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  • APR
    22
  • How Using Technology Can Prepare Adult Learners for the Workforce

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:00 AM

    Posted on 3/9/2015 by Mrs. Deana Gamble of Office of Adult Education

    Date/Time:
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:00- 2:00 pm

    Location:
    The Mayor's Commission on Literacy at the Central Branch/Free Library of Philadelphia
    1901 Vine Street, Ground Floor, Room 26

    Description:
    Come join us for lunch and learn how you can use your tech skills to help an adult learner prepare for the workforce.

    The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service, and Drexel University, seek tech-savvy individuals interested in an exciting new volunteer opportunity called Tech Tutors.

    This event is part of Philly Tech Week presented by Comcast.

    Register here http://2015.phillytechweek.com/events/how_tech_tutors_can_prepare_adult_learners_for_the_workforce

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  • JAN
    08
  • Open Registration for Free Adult Education Classes

    Thursday, January 08, 2015 12:00 AM

    Posted on 12/24/2014 by Mrs. Deana Gamble of Office of Adult Education

    Thursday, January 8th, 6-8pm

    Universal Audenried Charter High School
    3301 Tasker St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19145

    Adults of all ages are invited to join the Mayor's Co mmission on Literacy in the library at Universal Audenried Charter High School for refreshments, information on adult education, and to register for free classes.

    The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy’s six-week, online course can help qualified learners improve reading, writing, math and computer skills from home, or anywhere with a computer and Internet. All classes are free and include the support of an online instructor. Classes can help you prepare for the GED®, pass employer or job training placement tests, or build the skills you need to start college.

    Find out more at philaliteracy.org.

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  • FEB
    20
  • Grand Opening of myPLACE Campuses

    Thursday, February 20, 2014 12:00 AM

    Posted on 1/8/2014 by Mrs. Deana Gamble of Office of Adult Education

    Join Mayor Michael A. Nutter and The Mayor's Commission on Literacy as we celebrate the grand opening of three myPLACE campuses!

    Thursday, February 20, 2014
    10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Congreso de Latinos Unidos
    2800 N. American Street Philadelphia, PA

    Media is invited and refreshments will be served.

    Learn how myPLACE campuses can help adults improve basic literacy and work-readiness skills so they qualify for post-secondary training and family-sustaining employment.

    RSVP at:
    http://myplacegrandopening.eventbrite.com

    Learn more about this initiative at www.philaliteracy.org or call (215) 686-5254.

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