Community Education

As a leading educational institution in Southeastern Pennsylvania dedicated to providing access to excellence in education, Temple offers a number of community-oriented education programs designed to engage our neighbors in meaningful educational experiences.

Pan-African Studies Community Education Program (PASCEP)

Temple University offers adults an opportunity to learn new skills, prepare for the job market or earn a high school diploma.

Melissa Parry working with a student

Founded in 1975 by the late Annie Hyman, a Temple graduate and community activist from North Philadelphia, the Pan-African Studies Community Education Program offers low-cost, non-credit continuing education classes, including GED diploma preparation and career development programs.

Call 215-204-1993 or visit

Bridge to Postsecondary Education

Adults with High School or GED credentials get help transitioning to college or job training. Participants receive career and college guidance, assistance in preparing for college courses, and financial and health education.

Call 215-204-2560 or email