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1974: Geregory Forster served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Venezuela in Puerto Ayacucho, Upatas beginning in 1974
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Geregory Forster can be contacted at Forstergreg3ayahoodcom
Country of Service: Venezuela
Training Group: Sports and Recreation
Cities you served in: Puerto Ayacucho, Upatas
Arrival Year: 1974
Departure Year: 1976
Puerto Ayacucho: Coache wrestling team and taught PE at various schools For 3 months lived with Guicas in Amazon Rain Forest Upata: Taught PE, organized sports teams and clubs, taught English as a second language
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Jamaica Education and Sports 1985 - 1987 Lucea: Track & Field, Soccer, and Volleyball trainer at Russes and Green Island Middle School
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Degree in Bilingual Education: University of Arizona Masters Special Education: University of North Florida Taught School in AZ,TX,NM,FL for 23 years Worked 5 years in Professional Development for Duval County FL Involved in the organization and implementation of school choice in Florida. Owner of Educational Consultant Buisness
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
The Best! Prepared me for life as I would have never known
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Bill Brandts and Charlie Beckman and all the wonderful volunteers I serves with in Venezuela
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Welcome to the world family
Originally posted: 10/15/2008
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1974; Peace Corps Venezuela; Directory of Venezuela RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Venezuela RPCVs
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