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1997: Don Gilbert served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Philippines in Butuan, Cabadbaran, Buenavista beginning in 1997
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Don Gilbert can be contacted at don_gilbertahotmaildcom
Country of Service: Philippines
Training Group: group 250
Cities you served in: Butuan, Cabadbaran, Buenavista
Arrival Year: 1997
Departure Year: 1999
Teacher trainer in the ELA (English Language Assistance) program--I also started a special education program.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I taught English for one year in Nogales, AZ immediately upon returning to the US. Then, I taught for two years in St. Louis, Mo at John F. Kennedy Catholic High School. After that, I went to Yuma, AZ and taught for six years at Yuma Catholic High School. This year (2008) I will be moving to Fresno, CA to teach high school English.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
It opened professional doors for me, and I am today a better person because of my experience.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Anyone in group 250, anyone I knew when I served in the Philippines.
Originally posted: April 5, 2008
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1997; Peace Corps Philippines; Directory of Philippines RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Philippines RPCVs
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