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This page attempts to provide you with quick, short answers to the most common questions about staging. Please feel free to add anything else you feel can briefly help one's understanding and is pertinent to staging.
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'''''What is staging?'''''<br>
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Staging is the initial orientation and meeting of all the members of your country's Peace Corps training group that will be meeting with you. You will arrive in a major US city and be placed with a roommate, check in, meet your fellow volunteers, and spend 2-3 days being briefed about what is to come and about your country.
 
  
'''''How long is staging?'''''<br>
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* [[Allows value::Agroforestry]]
Staging typically lasts for 2-3 days. All day.
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* [[Allows value::Sustainable Agricultural Science]]
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* [[Allows value::Farm Management and Agribusiness]]
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* [[Allows value::Animal Husbandry]]<br><br>
  
'''''How do I get to staging?'''''<br>
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* [[Allows value::Municipal Development]]
After accepting your invitation, you will be sent a "staging kit" which provides information about your departure. You should call SATO Travel, the Peace Corps travel company, immediately to make travel arrangements. The Peace Corps provides your flight, but you yourself must make the actual arrangements through SATO.
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* [[Allows value::Small Business Development]]
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* [[Allows value::NGO Development]]
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* [[Allows value::Urban and Regional Planning]]<br><br>
  
'''''Where is staging?'''''<br>
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* [[Allows value::Primary Teacher/Training]]
The location of your stage depends on which country you go to. Typically, the stage cities are Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco, and Atlanta. You can find a spreadsheet indicating what countries stage where on the [[Staging Cities]] page.
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* [[Allows value::Secondary Teacher/Training]]
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* [[Allows value::Math/Science Teacher/Training]]
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* [[Allows value::Special Education/Training]]
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* [[Allows value::Deaf/Education]]
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* [[Allows value::Vocational Teacher/Training]]
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* [[Allows value::University Teacher/Training]]
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* [[Allows value::English Teacher/Training (TEFL)]]<br><br>
  
'''''What do we do during staging? Its purpose?'''''<br>
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* [[Allows value::Environmental Education]]
This is a great time to meet and start getting to know the other volunteers that you will be serving with. During the day you watch movies about different volunteer’s experiences, talk about cultural differences and safety, and do basic teambuilding activities. Peace Corps officials will teach the history of the PC, its theory on development, and its policies and safety concerns for trainees and Volunteers.
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* [[Allows value::National Park Management]]
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* [[Allows value::Dry Land Natural Resource Conservation]]
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* [[Allows value::Fisheries Fresh]]
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* [[Allows value::Ecotourism Development]]
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* [[Allows value::Coastal /Fisheries Resource Management]]<br><br>
  
'''''Where do we stay during staging?'''''<br>
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* [[Allows value::Public Health Education]]
During staging, the Peace Corps will put you up at a hotel and you'll more than likely have a roommate. You'll have a small staging allowance to for food or any last minute items (such as toiletries).
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* [[Allows value::AIDS Awareness]]<br><br>
  
'''''What happens after staging?'''''<br>
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* [[Allows value::Information Technology]]<br><br>
When staging is completed, your group will be taken to the airport (quite often excruciatingly early!). You will then fly out to your designated Peace Corps country.  The vast majority of the time, the group is not accompanied by any Peace Corps staff.
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* [[Allows value::Skilled Trades]]
[[Category:staging]]
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* [[Allows value::Water and Sanitation Resources Engineering]]
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* [[Allows value::Housing Construction Development]]<br><br>
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* [[Allows value::Youth]]<br><br>
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* [[Allows value::Other]]<br><br>

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