Thursday, July 20, 2017
The Guam Council ILA has been instrumental in promoting literacy on Guam since 1968 and was recognized as an HONOR COUNCIL of the International Literacy Association for its achievements in programs, membership, promotion, and community service. Pictured L-R: Manda Tenorio, Guam ILA Recording Secretary; Annette Leon Guerrero, Guam ILA Board Member; Tiffany Sears, ILA Florida; Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, 2016-2017 Guam ILA President; Rose Cruz Castro, 2017-2018 Guam ILA President; Martha Sudo, Guam ILA Board; Lori DiGisi, ILA Board; and Elvina Johnson, Guam ILA Board Member.
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Saturday, June 24, 2017
On June 23, 2017, IRA board member Jane Rayphand delivered the annual book donation from the Guam Council International Reading Association to our local Prison.
Guam IRA annual book donation to the local prison's library on June 23, 2017. Pictured L-R: Guam IRA Board Member Jane Rayphand and Richard Dahill, Correction Officer 3.
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Members of the Guam Council of the International Reading Association 2016-2017 Board received a special "Celebrate Literacy" award in honor of the their exemplary service in the promotion of literacy on May 6, 2017 during the IRA general membership meeting at JQ San Miguel Elementary School.
Annette Raguindin, IRA Board Member, explains the Tree Map during her presentation titled, "Strategies to Enhance Reading and Writing" on May 6, 2017 during the IRA May general membership meeting at JQ San Miguel Elementary School.
Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Guam IRA President, also presented her workshop during the general membership meeting. Thank you to all of those who participated in the workshops. We hope that you found the information to be meaningful for your classroom instruction!
Congratulations to our incoming 2017-2018 Executive Board Members: Rose Marie C. Castro, President; Lois Taitano Gumataotao, President-Elect; Manda Tenorio, Recording Secretary; John Borja, Corresponding Secretary; and Geri Charfauros, Treasurer. These newly-elected officers were installed during a special ceremony on May 6, 2017, as part of the May IRA general membership meeting. They are energized and ready to carry on our mission of promoting literacy in our region!