OCTOBER 21, 2017

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

Venue: JQ San Miguel Elementary School, Toto

September 2017 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!


October Newsletter

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

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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Mark Your Calendar for Next Month's Meeting at St. Paul Christian School - February 8

Date: February 8, 2014
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Saint Paul Christian School

Inarajan Welcomes Kirby Larson

Kirby Larson and Rosario Quinata pose in front of the Inarajan Mayor's Office bulletin, which features a welcome message for Larson. 

Kirby Larson Highlights

Guam IRA welcomes Kirby Larson at the airport.
At the entrance to the War Dog Memorial
Kirby Larson at the War Dog Memorial
Kirby Larson, Debbie Duenas, and Cyndy Pruski at the War Dog Memorial Park
Kirby Larson speaks at Guam IRA General Membership Meeting
Dottie Winterlee presents Kirby Larson with a copy of her book, Grandma's Love.  Also pictured, Cyndy Pruski, Debbie Duenas, and Mary Livingston.
Kirby Larson connects with students at a school
Kirby Larson reads Nubs at the Public Library Story Hour
Kirby Larson rings the bell for good luck at Two Lover's Point

Kirby Larson Conducts Teachers Workshop at Price Elementary

Kirby Larson Conducts Writing Workshop at Price Elementary School

Wednesday, January 15, 2014