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!

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)