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1978: Peggy Dreyer Lepkowski served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire) in Abengourou & Abidjan beginning in 1978
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Peggy Dreyer Lepkowski can be contacted at lepkowskiagmaildcom
Country of Service: Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire)
Training Group: TEFL
Cities you served in: Abengourou & Abidjan
Arrival Year: 1978
Departure Year: 1981
taught EFL at Lycee d'Abengourou (1978-1980); taught English/teacher training at l'Ecole Normal Superieure in Abidjan (1980-1981); worked at summer Peace Corps training at Lycee St Marie in Abidjan (summer 1979) running the kitchen.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
taught ESL, English and French in the public schools (Dearborn Fordson HIgh School, Dearborn, Michigan) and retired in 2005. Now I live in White Lake, Michigan with my husband, Mike, and two college-aged children, Michael and Megan.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Peace Corps impacted the direction of my life. It led me in the direction of ESL teaching, my Master's in Linguistics and the sharing of my cultural experiences whenever I get the opportunity.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
yes. Anyone who served in Ivory Coast.
Originally posted: 7/21/2010
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1978; Peace Corps Ivory Coast; Directory of Ivory Coast RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Ivory Coast RPCVs
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