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1963: Barbara Ferguson Kamara served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Liberia in Tappita and Cape Mount beginning in 1963
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Barbara Ferguson Kamara can be contacted at barbarakamaraayahoodcom
Country of Service: Liberia
Training Group: Syracuse University
Cities you served in: Tappita and Cape Mount
Arrival Year: 1963
Departure Year: 1965
Teacher - 5th grade, junior high and teachers; track coach and newspaper advisor
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Peace Corps Washington 1996 Southern Education Foundation and Sumter County S. C. School System 1997-68 Bank Street College of Education 1968-69 Learning Institute of North Carolina 1969-1978 Governor's office State of North Carolina 1978-79 Appointed by President Carter as Associate Commissioner at U. S. Department of Health and Human Services responsible for the National Head Start Program, Child Development Resesearch and Regulations and the Applichian Regional Child Development Commission 1979-1981 Early Childhood Consultant 1982 - 85 Consultant to the Budget OFfice government of the District of Columbia - 1985-1987 Appointed Executive Director of the Office of Early Childhood Development by Marion Barry, Mayor of the District of Columbia 1987 - 1995; State Early Childhood Administrator for the District of Columbia -1995-2008
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Peace Corps was a life changing experience for me
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Pauline Fouche, Arlene Altman, Randy Sweeney
Originally posted: 7/21/2010
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1963; Peace Corps Liberia; Directory of Liberia RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Liberia RPCVs
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