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2007: Kathryn Zaleski served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Macedonia in Krusevo beginning in 2007
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Kathryn Zaleski can be contacted at KathrynNZaleskiagmaildcom
Country of Service: Macedonia
Training Group: MAK12
Cities you served in: Krusevo
Arrival Year: 2007
Departure Year: 2009
English Education Volunteer - worked at a primary school teaching English and with the English teachers in Krusevo and in the surrounding villages; held adult English courses; debate club with secondary students. Helped at the municipality with translating/proofreading documents and established a 5K run for the community. Headed the Sexual and Reproductive Health Education Committee for Peace Corps; TEFL trainer for the pre-service training (PST) for MAK14; organized and led first service project for Roma Youth Leadership Program in 2009.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I arrived back in the USA at the end of December 2009, so right now I am working a temporary job for an accounting firm as I wait to hear back from graduate schools. I hope to start a Language, Literacy and Culture or International Education masters program in Fall 2010.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
It was a very empowering experience that helped me become a stronger, more flexible, more social and humble person. I am not afraid to fail anymore and have found that anything I want to do is worth a try. I think about my time in Macedonia everyday.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
I am looking for the RPCV group in Indiana.
Originally posted: 3/15/2010
Headlines: December, 2007; Peace Corps Macedonia; Directory of Macedonia RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Macedonia RPCVs
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