Archive - July 18, 2011

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Want to Escape the US Before She Defaults?
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June 2011 Peace Corps Books

Want to Escape the US Before She Defaults?

English Teaching Extension, Tajikistan September 12, 2011 – June 31, 2012 Application Deadline: July 31, 2011 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, is seeking experienced English teachers who are interested in a unique cultural experience. The English Teaching Extension program supports U.S. citizens to come to Tajikistan for ten months to teach English, learn language, and help local NGOs in remote areas of the country. English teachers will live with host families and work at secondary schools, Universities, youth centers, NGOs, and American Corner libraries. Airfare, emergency medical insurance, monthly living allowance, and $2,500 completion bonus are all included. English teachers are grantees, and not employees of the U.S. government.  Details: English teachers arrive on or before September 12 for a 5-day ESL training course. Teachers receive a $250 monthly living allowance and a $2,500 bonus after the completion of 10 months. Teachers will live . . .

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June 2011 Peace Corps Books

Gather The Fruit One By One 50 Years of Amazing Peace Corps Stories: Volume Two, Americas Edited by Pat (Paraguay 1970–72) and Bernie (India 1967–69) Alter Series editor Jane Albritton (India 1967–69) June 2011 315 pages $18.95 • Tarnished Ivory Reflections on Peace Corps and Beyond Peter Bourque (Ivory Coast 1973–75) Xlibris $19.99 223 pages June 2011 • From the San Joaquin review (Short stories) Barry Kitterman (Belize 1976–78) SMU Press $23.95 264 pages June 2011 • Footprints in the Mud (review) A Peace Corps Volunteer’s 40+ Years of Ties to Thailand Michael R. MacLeod (Thailand 1964-68) Third Place Books 296 pages 2010 • Friends at the Bar A Quaker View of Law, Conflict Resolution, and Legal Reform Nancy Black Sagafi-nejad (Iran 1965-68) State University of New York Press $75.00, paperback $24.95 272 pages February 2011 • Against the Odds Insights from One District’s Small School Reform Martin Tombari (Ethiopia 1974–75) . . .

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