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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
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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Guam Council IRA in partnership with PIBBA Guam Chapter promotes literacy in Micronesia

GC-IRA-PIBBA Guam Chapter book donation to Kosrae DOE 

GC-IRA-PIBBA Guam Chapter book donation to CNMI PSS 

The Guam Council IRA-PIBBA Guam Literacy Project:  As part of GC-IRA's mission to promote literacy in Guam and Micronesian, they have partnered up with the Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) Guam Chapter to donate books to children in the various islands in Micronesian.  This year, Okkodo High School students participated in a service learning project that provided books for GC-IRA and PIBBA Guam Chapter to give the students of Kosrae and CNMI the gift of literacy with a collection of children's and young adult books.  The book donation was presented at the 34th Annual International PIBBA Conference in Kosrae, FSM.  Si Yu'os Ma'ase'!  Kuloh!