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UPCOMING MEETING:

OCTOBER 21, 2017
READ TO THE BEAT 70's!

Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Venue: JQ San Miguel Elementary School, Toto

September 2017 Snapshots



Guam IRA Donates Children's Books to Organizations -

On December 3, 2016, the Guam Council of the International Reading Association donated books to three organizations during its Annual Community Book Fair held at the Agana Shopping Center. The organizations that received the book donation include the Big Brothers, Big Sisters; Island Girl Power; and Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association.


Guam IRA Donation to organizations on Dec. 3, 2016: Pictured L-R: Mariana Guzman, PIBBA member; Juanita Blaz, Island Girl Power Director; Toni Calvo, PIBBA member; Theresa "Ewy" Taitano, PIBBA Guam President; Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Guam IRA President; Lois T. Gumataotao, PIBBA Secretary; Julia N. Rivera, Big Brothers, Big Sisters volunteer; and Benit Lizama, PIBBA member.



IRA Co-Sponsors Annual Regional Language Arts Conference


The 29th Annual Regional Language Arts Conference held on November 18 and 19, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Guam was a success! Its theme was “Reading Writing Together: Collaborate to Callibrate.” The keynote speaker was Dr. Kevin Colleary who focused on "Reading Content, Reading Opinion, Reading Narrative: Reading ALL Sorts of Writing Together!" The plenary speaker was Dr. Margaruite Smith who focused on "Common Core Standards." The LAC was co-sponsored by the Guam Council of the International Reading Association. Enjoy the following snapshots taken during the conference!


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October Newsletter


Inaugural IRA Anthology


Getting an IRA grant is the perfect opportunity for you to enhance your students' reading experience. For more information, see Martha Sudo at the Grants table.

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Click on the following links to access important grant information and the IRA grant application, which are now Word-ready! Just download them, and you are ready to type!


IRA Grant Schedule for SY2017-2018

IRA Grant Application for SY2017-2018




September 9
October 21
November 18
December 2
January 13
February 10
March 10
April 21
May 19

Friday, October 13, 2017

September 2017 Snapshots






 
















Guam Council - IRA 2017-2018 Officers and Standing Committee Members


President:
Rose Cruz Castro
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President-Elect, Readathon 2017-2018 Chair:
Lois T. Gumataotao
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Recording Secretary:
Manda Tenorio
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Treasurer:
Geri Charfauros
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Corresponding Secretary:
John Borja
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Grants:
Martha Sudo, Margaret Beem
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Hard Cover:
Geri Eclavea
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Paperback:
Annette Leon Guerrero
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Novelties:
Verna Mendiola, Elvina Johnson
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Professional Development:
Martha Sudo, Margaret Beem, Dr. Rivera
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Author Visit:
Rose Cruz Castro, Dr. Rivera
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Membership:
Stephanie Taitano, Nilfa Milan
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Webmaster:
Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera
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Newsletter:
April Cordova, Dylan Orot
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Professional Resources:
Liwanag Dominguez, Lois T. Gumataotao
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Door Prizes:
Dr. Darlene Roberto

UPCOMING MEETING: OCT. 21


OCTOBER 21, 2017
READ TO THE BEAT 70's!

Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Venue: JQ San Miguel Elementary School, Toto

September 2017 Guam Council ILA Newsletter



SY 2017-2018 THEMES

  • SEPT. 9 - READ TO THE BEAT 60’s
  • OCT. 21 - READ TO THE BEAT 70’s
  • NOV. 18 - ILA BOOK FAIR
  • DEC. 2* - LANGUAGE ARTS CONFERENCE:  SUCCESS THROUGH THE LANGUAGE ARTS
  • JAN. 13 - READ TO THE BEAT 80’s
  • FEB. 10 - READ-A-THON (RAT) AT KICK-OFF
  • MARCH 10 - READ TO THE BEAT 90’s
  • APRIL 21 - SPEND IT ALL, SPEND IT NOW
  • MAY 19 - NEW OFFICERS, STUDENT AWARDS
VENUE:  J.Q. SAN MIGUEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, TOTO, GUAM
*Day 1 of the LAC will be held at the UOG CLASS Lecture Hall on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Day 2 of the LAC will be held on Dec. 2, 2017 at the Dusit Thani Resort from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 2, 2017

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