MARK YOUR CALENDAR!


UPCOMING MEETING:

December 1 and 2, 2017
30th Annual Regional Language Arts Conference

Friday, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Venue: UOG's Tan Lam Pek Kim English and Communication Building (Fri.) and Dusit Thani Guam Resort, Tumon (Sat.)
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November Book Fair 2017 Snapshots




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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November 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.

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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 SY2017-2018

IRA Grant Application for SY2017-2018




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Tuesday, February 23, 2016

FestPac Literary Arts Publications Poetry Night Memorable

The Poetry Reading Begins:  Pictured L-R:  Leiana Naholowaa, Emcee and Poet; and Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Publications Co-Chair and Poet.

Stars of the FestPac Literary Arts Publications Authors Night pose at Papa's on February 24, 2016.

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Language Arts Conference a Success!

Enjoy the following snapshots taken during the Annual Regional Language Arts Conference held Feb. 19 and 20 at the Pacific Star Hotel.








Saturday, February 6, 2016

Read-A-Thon 2016 Kick Off A Success!

IRA members celebrated the Read-A-Thon 2016 Kick Off:  "Get Connected, Read More" on February 6, 2016 with interactive Read Alouds conducted by students of Liguan Elementary School; singing performances by Marc LaPlante and the Adacao Honor Choir; meaningful workshops by Lola-Victoria Leon Guerrero, Kisha Borja-Quichocho, and Martha Sudo; and countless ed tech giveaways.  

Leon Guerrero and Borja-Quichocho focused on the revival of the UOG Press and the resources it offers to the community.  Sudo, IRA Grant Chairperson, focused on how to successfully prepare and get a Guam IRA grant approved.  Enjoy the following snapshots taken at this memorable meeting!