MAY 11, 2019

8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

VENUE: Guam Reef & Olive Spa Resort, Tumon

May Newsletter

ILA 2018 Presentation

Marilyn Pryle - 20 Writing Activities for Adolescents
ILA 2018

Presented by
April Cordova and Dylan Orot

May Meeting Snapshots

IRA Community Book Fair Snapshots


Read-A-Thon Kick-Off 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.

Inaugural IRA Anthology


Getting an IRA grant is the perfect opportunity for you to enhance your students' reading experience. For more information, see Vivian Wolff 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!

Fall Application Deadline: April 6, 2019, 11:00 a.m.

IRA Grant Application for SY2018-2019

December 1 - BOOK FAIR, ASC
January 19 - SPEND IT ALL
February 23
March 9
April 20
May 11

Saturday, February 17, 2018

RAT 2018 Snapshots

Thank you to those who joined us for our first ever Read-A-Thon WAVE at the ITC Intersection on Friday, February 17, 2018!  Enjoy the following snapshots!

Saturday, February 10, 2018


The RESCHEDULED READ-A-THON WAVE will be held on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the ITC Intersection in Tamuning from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  We hope to see you there!

2018 Read-A-Thon Kick-Off Snapshots

The 2018 Read-A-Thon Kick-Off held February 10, 2018 at the Hagatna Shopping Center was a success! Thank you for joining us in the celebration! Enjoy the following snapshots!

Thursday, February 1, 2018

NEWS RELEASE: Guam Council of the International Reading Association WAVE on February 9 and Kick-Off on February 10

The Guam Council of the International Reading Association will be having its WAVE for the 2018 Read-A-Thon - Can't Stop the Reading on Friday, February 9, 2018 at the ITC intersection in Tamuning, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.  The Guam IRA promotes literacy for children and their families.  The Read-A-Thon kick-off will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Agana Shopping Center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The community is welcome to join in the celebration.  There will be entertainment, prizes, books to buy, and more!