Mayor's Office of Education

Expanding access to quality pre-K and supporting students and residents through Community Schools.

Mayor’s Office of Education

What we do

The Mayor’s Office of Education (MOE) provides leadership to improve education in the City of Philadelphia.

To achieve this mission, MOE creates policies and programs to:

  • Expand access to quality pre-K for Philadelphia families;
  • Support students and residents through Community Schools;
  • Facilitate collaboration and partnership among many stakeholders to strengthen the local education landscape; and
  • Advance key educational policy.

We work with public and private partners to support local schools and make educational opportunities more accessible for all.

Connect

Address
1515 Arch St.
3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Email education@phila.gov

Our programs

Event attendance request

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Events

  • Nov
    22
    FAWN Food Pantry
    10:00 am to 2:00 pm
    Tilden Middle School, 6601 Elmwood Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19142, USA

    FAWN Food Pantry

    November 22, 2019
    10:00 am to 2:00 pm, 4 hours
    Tilden Middle School, 6601 Elmwood Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19142, USA
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    Stop by Tilden for free and healthy groceries! The FAWN Food Pantry is run by the People’s Emergency Center. Stop by and pick up food items including bread and canned goods.

    Save the date on Facebook!
  • Nov
    22
    SHARE Produce Stand
    2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
    Franklin S Edmonds School, 8025 Thouron Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19150, USA

    SHARE Produce Stand

    November 22, 2019
    2:30 pm to 3:30 pm, 1 hour
    Franklin S Edmonds School, 8025 Thouron Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19150, USA
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    Stop by and shop for fruits and vegetables at this affordable farm stand provided by the Share Food Program. Cash, credit, and EBT/SNAP benefits are accepted.
  • Nov
    23
    Get Fit Saturdays
    9:30 am to 1:00 pm
    Murrell Dobbins High School, 2150 W Lehigh Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132, USA

    Get Fit Saturdays

    November 23, 2019
    9:30 am to 1:00 pm, 4 hours
    Murrell Dobbins High School, 2150 W Lehigh Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132, USA
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    Come out to Dobbins on Saturdays for healthy activities for the whole family. This weekly fitness and fun event includes tai chi, yoga, youth basketball, babysitter certification, and more!

Leadership

Otis Hackney
Chief Education Officer

Otis Hackney believes in improving opportunities for all children. Otis is a Philadelphia native who began his career teaching mathematics at Germantown High School and more recently served as principal at South Philadelphia High School, where he successfully helped heal divisions after high-profile instances of racially motivated school violence. Under his leadership, South Philadelphia High School also adopted a “community school” approach by creating unique partnerships with supportive service providers. Otis’ work as a former teacher and principal, and now as the current Chief Education Officer, is motivated by healing divides and listening to children and community members’ needs.

Staff

Name Job title Phone #
Maxwell Akuamoah-Boateng Director of Operation, Community Schools
(215) 686-0333
Shante' Brown Director of Operations for PHLpreK
(215) 683-8464
Sarah Peterson Director of Communications
(215) 686-0312
Christine Piven Deputy Chief Education Officer
(215) 686-3643
Priscilla Suero Director of Finance and Administration
(215) 686-0315
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