Be the change you want to see in this world

"Winning starts in the mind. Whatever the mind can conceive, it will achieve."
-Joaquin Nangauta Naputi

"Be the change you want to see in the world."
-Mahatma Gandhi

Thursday, January 18, 2018

PIBBA Presentation and Conversation with Dr. Ellen - Jan. 27

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Happy New Year!


Happy New Year from around the Pacific! May the year 2018 bring you many blessings filled with much love, joy, peace, and happiness!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! - English
Biba Añu Nuebu! – Chamorro
Feliz Año Nuevo! – Spanish
Peren En Parakapw! – Pohnpeian
Engan ke ya sasu! - Kosraean
Jeramman ilo iio in ekaal! – Marshallese
Pwapwan Ei Ier Mi Fo – Chuukese
Akemashite Omedetou Gozaimasu – Japanese
Ungil Beches Er Rak! – Palauan
Selsalan Ebéach e duw! – Yapese
Maligayang Bagong Taon – Tagalog
Hauoli Makahiki Hou – Hawaiian
Sehe Bokmanee Bateuseyo! – Korean
Gung Hay Fat Choy – Chinese
Cung-Chuc Tan-Xuan! – Vietnamese
Ameseighil ubwutiiwel Layúi Luugh me raagh féé! – Carolinian

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Congratulations PIBBA Guam Officers!

PIBBA Guam held its election on December 30, 2017.  Congratulations to our newly-elected and re-elected PIBBA Guam Officers!

Pictured L-R:  Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Webmaster; Lois Taitano Gumataotao, Secretary; Joey Franquez, Historian; Mye Ganan-Flores, Treasurer; and Joey Leon Guerrero, Vice-President.  Not pictured is Rosa Salas Palomo, President.

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Merry Christmas from around the Pacific!

Merry Christmas from around the Pacific!

~Minagof Nochebuena ~Felis Pasgua (Chamorro)
~Maligayan Pasko (Tagalog)
~Peren en Krismas (Pohnpeian)
~Monono ilo raaneoan Nejin (Marshallese)
~Falang e Baynag (Yapese)
~Tok Tapeng (Kosraean)
~Ungil Kurismas (Palauan)
~Pwapwan Kirisimas (Chuukese)
~Mele Kalikimaka (Hawaiian)
~Ameseighil ubwutiiwel Layi Luugh me raagh fee (Carolinian)

Sunday, November 26, 2017

IslanderView is Back!

Join Vera Dela Cruz in her meaningful postings with the reactivation of the IslanderView online publication!  You can view her entries at https://islanderviewbyveradc.blogspot.com.  Si Yu'os Ma'ase'!


Saturday, November 25, 2017

NABE Acceptance


It is always an honor when my conference proposals are accepted.  It would be an even greater honor for me to represent GDOE's ESL Program at the 47th Annual NABE Conference.