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1970: Jane A. Hale served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Chad in Abéché beginning in 1970
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Jane A. Hale can be contacted at jhaleabrandeisdedu
Country of Service: Chad
Training Group: La Pocatière, Canada
Cities you served in: Abéché
Arrival Year: 1970
Departure Year: 1972
Taught English as a foreign language in the Lycée Franco-Arabe and began an English library at the Catholic mission.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
I taught at the Saint Thomas Peace Corps training center for about 6 months in 1972
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
taught elementary school in NC; now professor of French & Comparative Literature at Brandeis; Fulbright grants to Senegal and Lesotho; interests in cross-cultural literature and literacy. Director of Family Literacy International.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
I think about it and use it every day. It gave me the confidence to do what I think is right in tough professional situations. It made me love teaching. I miss Chad and would be happy to return.
Originally posted: February 21, 2007
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