MARK YOUR CALENDAR!

UPCOMING MEETING ~ LAC:

November 15 and 16, 2019

Friday, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


32nd ANNUAL REGIONAL LANGUAGE ARTS CONFERENCE (LAC)*

Venue: Pacific Star Hotel (both days)

*Please note that there is a conference fee to attend the LAC. IRA members pay a discounted fee. Be sure to mention that you are an IRA member in order to receive the discounted rate.

**You can also earn 1 graduate credit for recertification purposes. You must be registered for the LAC before you can register for the PD894 LAC course. For course inquiries, e-mail Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera at mnrivera@triton.uog.edu or mnrivera1@yahoo.com.

FOR MORE INFORMATION,

November Newsletter




October Meeting Snapshots

IRA Community Book Fair Snapshots

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Read-A-Thon Kick-Off Snapshots


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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.
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IRA Guam Anthology




HANDOUTS FROM IRA MEETINGS/CONFERENCES

Getting an IRA grant is the perfect opportunity for you to enhance your students' reading experience. For more information, see Vivian Wolff 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!


Application Deadlines: April & October meetings, 11:00 a.m.

IRA Grant Application for SY2019-2020



September 7
October 5
November 15 & 16 - Language Arts Conference
December 14
January 11
February 8 - RAT Kick-Off
March 21
April 18 - Spend It All, Spend It Now
May 2

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Jumpstart's Read for the Record

On October 6, 2011, more than 2 million people will read Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney, in an effort to call an end to America's early education achievement gap. On this day, you are encouraged to read and set a record in the process! Let's sit down to read and stand up for children everywhere!

Visit the following link to get more information regarding the Jumpstart's Read for the Record:

http://www.jstart.org/site/PageServer?pagename=readfortherecord_about

You can also read Llama Llama Red Pajama online this year at the following link: http://www.wegivebooks.org/books/llama-llama-red-pajama---r4tr-english

Enjoy!


Image source: We Give Books

Monday, August 22, 2011

Guam Council IRA 2011-2012 Meetings



8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Top of the Mar, Nimitz Hill

September 10, 2011
Sharing the Power of Literacy
Location: Top of the Mar, Nimitz Hill

October 15, 2011
Intriguing Author - Marc Tyler Nobleman
Location: Top of the Mar, Nimitz Hill

November 5, 2011
Never too Late to Rejuvenate at UOG's Language Arts Conference
(Location: Guam Marriott Resort and Spa)

December 10, 2011
Communities Gather Together to Promote Reading
(Location: Agana Shopping Center)