March 10, 2018

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

Venue: JQ San Miguel Elementary School

Read-A-Thon 2018 WAVE Snapshots

Read-A-Thon 2018 Kick-Off Snapshots

February Newsletter

Language Arts Conference - Dec. 1 & 2

Guam IRA Donates Children's Books to Organizations -

On November 18, 2017, the Guam Council of the International Reading Association donated books to three organizations during its 17th Annual Community Book Fair held at the Agana Shopping Center. The organizations that received the book donation include the Micronesian Resource Center; Philippine School; and Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association.

Guam IRA Donation to organizations on November 18, 2017: Pictured L-R: Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Guam IRA Webmaster and Immediate Past President; Rufina Mendiola, Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) member; Aileen Namelo, Micronesia Resource Center Project Manager; Rose Cruz Castro, Guam IRA President; Liwanag Dominguez, Philippine school representative; and Geri Charfauros, Guam IRA Treasurer.

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.


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

March 10
April 21
May 19

Saturday, February 17, 2018

RAT 2018 Snapshots

Thank you to those who joined us for our first ever Read-A-Thon WAVE at the ITC Intersection on Friday, February 17, 2018!  Enjoy the following snapshots!

Saturday, February 10, 2018


The RESCHEDULED READ-A-THON WAVE will be held on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the ITC Intersection in Tamuning from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  We hope to see you there!

2018 Read-A-Thon Kick-Off Snapshots

The 2018 Read-A-Thon Kick-Off held February 10, 2018 at the Hagatna Shopping Center was a success! Thank you for joining us in the celebration! Enjoy the following snapshots!

Thursday, February 1, 2018

NEWS RELEASE: Guam Council of the International Reading Association WAVE on February 9 and Kick-Off on February 10

The Guam Council of the International Reading Association will be having its WAVE for the 2018 Read-A-Thon - Can't Stop the Reading on Friday, February 9, 2018 at the ITC intersection in Tamuning, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.  The Guam IRA promotes literacy for children and their families.  The Read-A-Thon kick-off will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Agana Shopping Center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The community is welcome to join in the celebration.  There will be entertainment, prizes, books to buy, and more!