Joseph Acaba

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Joseph Acabá
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Country Dominican_Republic
Years: 1994-1996
Program(s) Education
Assignment(s) Teacher Trainerwarning.png"Teacher Trainer" is not in the list of possible values (Agroforestry, Sustainable Agricultural Science, Farm Management and Agribusiness, Animal Husbandry, Municipal Development, Small Business Development, NGO Development, Urban and Regional Planning, Primary Teacher/Training, Secondary Teacher/Training, Math/Science Teacher/Training, Special Education/Training, Deaf/Education, Vocational Teacher/Training, University Teacher/Training, English Teacher/Training (TEFL), Environmental Education, National Park Management, Dry Land Natural Resource Conservation, Fisheries Fresh, Ecotourism Development, Coastal /Fisheries Resource Management, Public Health Education, AIDS Awareness, Information Technology, Skilled Trades, Water and Sanitation Resources Engineering, Housing Construction Development, Youth, Other) for this property.
Joseph Acabá started in Dominican_Republic 1994
Joseph Acaba
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Joseph Acaba, Jay Heath, Robert K. Werts
Other Volunteers who served in Dominican_Republic
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Joseph Acaba, Laura Bayne Turner, Wendell Blubaum, Dianne Brause, Chris Dodd, Chad Eppelheimer, Chuck Fleischner, John Greenough, Jay Heath, Joe Hunnings, Kay Hunnings, Tom Johnson, Janice F. Jorgensen, Roger LaBrucherie, Shannon Micheel … further results
Projects in Dominican_Republic
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Build Your Dreams: Youth Entrepreneur Project, Camp GLOW (Girls Leading Our World), Celebrando el Sur Youth Conference, Ceramic Stove Project, Community Ambulance, Community Center, Community Library, Diversity and Leadership Youth Camp, Education: A New Hope for the Community, Environmental Mural and Education, Health Services and Health Education, Healthy Stoves, Latrine and Hygiene Education, Latrines, Library and Community Center, Primary School Library (Dominican Republic), Tidying up the Place, Youth Sports Camp
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Joseph Michael "Joe" Acabá (born May 17, 1967) is a Puerto Rican-American teacher, hydrogeologist and NASA astronaut. In May 2004 he became the first person of Puerto Rican heritage to be named as a NASA astronaut candidate when he was selected as a member of NASA Astronaut Training Group 19. He completed his training on February 10, 2006 and is currently assigned to STS-119, set to launch in the Fall of 2008 to deliver the final set of solar arrays to the International Space Station.

In 1990, Acabá received his Bachelor's Degree in Geology from the University of California - Santa Barbara and in 1992, he earned his Master's Degree in Geology from the University of Arizona. Acabá was a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps Reserves where he served for six years. He also worked as a hydrogeologist in Los Angeles, California. Acabá spent two years in the United States Peace Corps and trained over 300 teachers in the Dominican Republic in modern teaching methodologies. He then served as Island Manager of the Caribbean Marine Research at Lee Stocking Island in the Exumas, Bahamas. Upon his return to the U.S., Acabá moved to Florida where he became Shoreline Revegetation Coordinator in Vero Beach. Acabá taught one year of science and math in high school and four years at the Dunnellon Middle School.[6]


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