MARK YOUR CALENDAR!


UPCOMING MEETING:

SEPTEMBER 2017

STAY TUNED!
HAVE A GREAT SUMMER, AND WE'LL SEE YOU NEXT COUNCIL YEAR!
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Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Venue: JQ San Miguel Elementary School, Toto
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May 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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May Newsletter



Inaugural IRA Anthology


Getting an IRA grant is the perfect opportunity for you to enhance your students' reading experience. For more information, see Lois Taitano Gumataotao 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 SY2016-2017

IRA Grant Application for SY2016-2017




September 2017
STAY TUNED!

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Come catch a song with Eric Ode, author of Tall Tales of the Wild West


Come catch a song with Eric Ode, author of Tall Tales of the Wild West, at the General Membership Meeting of the International Reading Association on Saturday, March 13, 2010, at the Guam Reef Hotel from 8:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.

Come at 8:00 A.M. to buy books and browse for teacher materials. The meeting begins at 9:00 A.M. Everyone is welcome. Free for members, $5 charge for non-members. Call Cyndy at 789-1996 for more details.

Mr. Ode will be visiting public and private schools on Guam the following week with his program, "Catch a Song, Stretch a Song. Turn it Inside Out."

These 14 schools participated in the Read-A-Thon 2009 to raise the funds for this visit.
He will also visit the Hagatna Public Library for Story Hour on Saturday, March 20, from 10-11 A.M. For older children he will have a songwriting workshop at the IP Cafe in Mangilao at 2-4 P.M. the same day.

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