Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
By Rose Castro and Martha Sudo
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The IRA Guam Council donated $1,500 to the 30th Annual Regional Language Arts Conference. Pictured above L-R: Jose Cruz, LAC Co-Chair; Lois T. Gumataotao, IRA Guam President-Elect; Dr. Chris Garcia, LAC Chairperson; Rose Cruz Castro, IRA Guam Council President, and Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, LAC Co-Chair and IRA Guam Webmaster.
Monday, October 16, 2017
Friday, October 13, 2017
Rose Cruz Castro
President-Elect, Readathon 2017-2018 Chair:
Lois T. Gumataotao
Martha Sudo, Margaret Beem
Annette Leon Guerrero
Verna Mendiola, Elvina Johnson
Martha Sudo, Margaret Beem, Dr. Rivera
Rose Cruz Castro, Dr. Rivera
Stephanie Taitano, Nilfa Milan
Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera
April Cordova, Dylan Orot
Liwanag Dominguez, Lois T. Gumataotao
Dr. Darlene Roberto
- SEPT. 9 - READ TO THE BEAT 60’s
- OCT. 21 - READ TO THE BEAT 70’s
- NOV. 18 - ILA BOOK FAIR
- DEC. 2* - LANGUAGE ARTS CONFERENCE: SUCCESS THROUGH THE LANGUAGE ARTS
- JAN. 13 - READ TO THE BEAT 80’s
- FEB. 10 - READ-A-THON (RAT) AT KICK-OFF
- MARCH 10 - READ TO THE BEAT 90’s
- APRIL 21 - SPEND IT ALL, SPEND IT NOW
- MAY 19 - NEW OFFICERS, STUDENT AWARDS
*Day 1 of the LAC will be held at the UOG CLASS Lecture Hall on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Day 2 of the LAC will be held on Dec. 2, 2017 at the Dusit Thani Resort from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 2, 2017
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!