Peace Corps Timeline

July 2009 РStarted application August 2009 РRequested letter of recommendation December 2009 РFinished application January 2009 РRequested more letters of recommendation to fill in for the ones that weren't completed yet. A week later I had five of the required three. February 2, 2010 РFollow-up documents to fill out March 5, 2010 РInitial interview March 11, 2010 РNomination for TESL in Eastern Europe March 20, 2010 РBegan ESL tutoring April 16-19, 2010 РMedical (round 1) and Dental checkups May 8, 2010 РVision checkup May 20, 2010 РBreakup July 12, 2010 РAccepted full time, salaried job offer July 19, 2010 РTelephone follow-up interview, post-apartment hunting July 21, 2010 РInformed my soon to be boss that I had to decline the position July 27, 2010 РFinal medical visit August 5, 2010 РAccepted invitation to Teach English as a Foreign Language in Ukraine from September 17, 2010 to December 17, 2012 September 17, 2010 РFly to Washington D.C. for staging September 18 Р19, 2010 -Fly from D.C. to Frankfurt, Germany to Kyiv, Ukraine September 18 РSeptember 21, 2010 РStuck in DC November 22, 2010 РBirthday December 6, 2010 РLeft Stariy Bilous December 9, 2010 РBecame official Peace Corps Volunteer December 10, 2010 РArrived in Konotop December 25, 2010 РCelebrated American Christmas with volunteers December 31, 2010 РCelebrated New Years with counterpart January 7, 2011 РCelebrated Old New Year with Ukrainian family February 23, 2011 РFirst Man Day February 26, 2011 РFirst Camp Excite, School #12 in Konotop March 8, 2011 РWomen's Day March 20 Р23, 2011 РSpring Break trip to Venice, Italy March 26 Р27, 2011 РCamp Excite, Pedagogical Institute in Sumy April 16 Р17, 2011 РCamp Excite, Sumy April 24, 2011 РEastern Orthodox Easter Celebrations May 9, 2011 РVictory Day May 27, 2011 РJud (fellow PCV in Konotop) finishes service. Last day of classes. June 5, 2011 РTechnology for Development Meeting June 6 Р10, 2011 РSummer camp in Yampil June 18 Р21, 2011 РVisited Volidymirets July 2011 РStarted working on Partnership Grant July 18 Р22, 2011 РSummer Camp Excite July 25 Р29, 2011 РBaseball Camp August 5 Р14, 2011 РTrip to Crimea September 1, 2011 РFirst Bell September 6, 2011 РDay of Konotop September 15 Р26, 2011 РTrip to America September 25, 2011 РMicheal and Katherine's Wedding October 5, 2011 РWarden Training, Poltava October 8, 2011 РTechnology for Development Meeting October 15 Р19, 2011 РAndy's Visit October 22 Р30, 2011 РFall Break October 29, 2011 РVolunteer Halloween party, Kharkiv December 10 Р11, 2011 РCamp Excite, Sumy December 17, 2011 РNew Years Ball at School December 24, 2011 РJanuary 10, 2012 РWinter Break December 31, 2011 РJanuary 3, 2012 РTrip to Krakow, Poland January 21, 2012 РCamp Excite, Bilopilia February 25, 2012 РTechnology for Development meeting, elected President March 23 РApril 1, 2012 РTrip to Spain March 30 РApril 16, 2012 РSpring Break April 1 Р6, 2012 РParents Visit Ukraine April 19, 2012 РMeet Your Neighbors meeting, Sumy April 21, 2012 РCamp Excite, Sumy Teachers May 16 Р24, 2012 РLizzi Visits Ukraine May 25, 2012 РLast Bell June 10 Р16, 2012 РBaseball Camp, Khmelnitzsky June 19, 2012 РFrance vs. Sweden Eurocup game, Kiev July 22 Р25, 2012 РCamp Excite