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Mercy Neighborhood Ministries of Philadelphia, Inc. Adult Education & Workforce Development

Listing Last Update: February 27, 2015

Location

1939 W. Venango Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140
www.mercyneighbors.org

Primary Contact

Maureen Conklin

(215) 227-4393

mconklin@mercyneighbors.org

Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To help my child learn
  • To study for my high school equivalency exam
  • To improve my math skills
  • To improve my technology skills

Instruction Type

  • Classroom

Program Overview

The overall goal of the Adult Education program is to provide a quality education to those who were not afforded one. We strive to help individuals get more education, see the value of improving their education and ultimately they test for and receive their GED. Learners graduate from the Adult Education program with the self-confidence necessary to succeed in higher education and the workplace. If you are seeking our services, we will work with you to achieve high school equivalency diploma and improve your quality of life, by guiding you to the appropriate places with the potential to enhance your career trajectory and more importantly, your daily life experience. Mercy offers High school equivalency (GED), Specialized Classes, Individual Tutoring, literacy skills (ABE), Internet Access, Computer classes: Basics, Office 2007 including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and SAT preparation for high school students interested in college and workplace skills We also offer assistance with college applications (essays, financial aid forms, etc.), investigating other post secondary education opportunities, and matching participants’ job skills to job opportunities with our partners.

Program Status:
Active