April 21, 2018


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

Venue: JQ San Miguel Elementary School

March Newsletter

Read-A-Thon 2018 WAVE Snapshots

Read-A-Thon 2018 Kick-Off Snapshots

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

April 21
May 19

Friday, February 17, 2012

Character Ed Presentation

IRA Read-A-Thon Week Read Aloud

Pictured above:  Cyndy Pruski was a guest reader at Merizo Martyrs Memorial School, as part of the Read-A-Thon week activities.  Pruski read the story, "Too Much Noise" to the kindergarten and Headstart children.  The librarian, Vikki Subbert, invited several teachers who retired from Merizo Martyrs Memorial School to be special guest readers during the week.

Monday, February 13, 2012

IRA Read-A-Thon Kick Off A Success!

IRA members celebrated the Read-A-Thon Kick Off with cheers, music, poetry, and a meaningful literacy presentation by Teacher Created Materials Publishing. The presentation included engaging literacy strategies to build fluency, including choral reading, repeated reading, and reader's theater. A few members of the audience were also able to role play! Enjoy the following snapshots taken at this memorable meeting!

Wednesday, February 8, 2012