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1970: Jim Shon served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Korea in Cheju-Shi beginning in 1970
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Jim Shon can be contacted at Chejudo12ayahoodcom
Country of Service: Korea
Training Group: K-12
Cities you served in: Cheju-Shi
Arrival Year: 1970
Departure Year: 1973
Co-teaching English in Korean Middle School - 2 years; Travelling English workshops in Cheju Educational Research Institute - 1.5 years.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Grad work at University of Hawaii in Pre-mdern Korean Decision Making - History; Hawaii State Legislator - 12 yrs; Exec Director Hawaii's Charter Schools; PhD Policy Sci Univ of Hawaii: Elder wellness networks; Educational consultant.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Started sister state between Hawaii & Cheju. Just returned from RPCV reunion in Korea. Great experience to meet other former RPCVs and revisit Cheju.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
All K-12s. All who served on Cheju Island.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Sign up for a reunion - sponsored by Kor. Gov't and Korea Foundation. One or two a year till 2013.
Originally posted: 7/21/2009
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1970; Peace Corps Korea; Directory of Korea RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Korea RPCVs
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