PC training morehouse
DAVID LE CLAIRE Principle Student Joins Corps David LeClair, son of Mn and Mrs. Robert LeClair oi Principia College, is on hist way to Nigeria where he will serve as a Peace Corps volun< teer. He was among the first volunteers volunteers who trained for thei* Peace Corps assignments dup ing the summer between theit 1 junior and senior years of college. college. The program enablles future volunteers to coordinate their studies in their last year of college college with upcoming overseas assignments. Final Peace Corps training is completed immediately immediately after graduation. VoJunteers in this group will teach in secondary schools in the Eastern Region of Nigeria. They will replace Peace Corps Volunteers who have completed their two years of service. With the arrival of this group, nearly 700 Peace Corps Volunteers Volunteers will be serving in Nigeria. Nigeria. A majority of these are teaching teaching in secondary schools. The rest are teaching in universities universities and working in agriculture and rural community development. development. The new volunteers spent the summer of 1964 training at the University of California at Berkeley Berkeley and the summer of 1965 at Morehouse College, Atlanta Ga. They studied Igbo, the language language of their area of assignment, assignment, and received special edu-< cation courses as well as courses courses in African area studies, Unit* ed States history and world af-t fairs and practiced their teacht ing in schools near the train ing site.