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Friday, October 23, 2009



UOG’s Language Arts Conference Offers 2 Graduate Credits/3 CEUs










The University of Guam’s 22nd Annual Regional Language Arts Conference (LAC) will offer 2 graduate credits for those who possess at least a bachelor's degree or 3 CEUs for those who do not hold a degree. The conference will be held Friday and Saturday, November 6 & 7, 2009 at the University of Guam and Guam Marriott Resort and Spa. As part of the course requirements, students must complete the following: Full attendance at the conference, classroom application of one or more of the strategies/techniques learned at the conference, write a brief summary for each session attended, and write a five-page, typed, double-spaced paper explaining how the Language Arts Conference has increased their knowledge and understanding of using multicultural approaches in language arts education.


LAC Forms are available online at http://www.uog.edu/languageartsconference


Students must register for the conference before they register for the graduate credits/CEUs at the Professional International Programs, 2nd floor/MARC/Computer Center/PIP Building, Room #217. For more information, students may call 735-2601 or fax 734-1233. They may also e-mail the instructor, Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, at mnrivera1@yahoo.com.


This course is also eligible for the Dr. Antonio C. Yamashita Educator Corps (YEC) support available for qualified Guam Department of Education teachers who have officially been processed through the YEC. For additional information from YEC, participants may call 735-2470.


The LAC registration fee includes the following:

*IRA members, UOG students, presenters – $40

*On-site registration or after October 23 - $55


For additional information regarding the conference, participants/presenters may call Debbie at 735-2725 or e-mail her at languageartsconf@uguam.uog.edu.


Friday, October 09, 2009

Children’s Fair 2009 Halloweenville




















The UOG-Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) will be hosting its Children’s Fair 2009 Halloweenville on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the School of Education. Families are invited to free arts and crafts activities, interactive reading, ginger bread creations, painting factory/face painting, and more. A picture-taking room will also be available, and food & drinks will be sold at a nominal fee. For more information, call 734-3094 or e-mail aceiuog@yahoo.com.

Saturday, October 03, 2009

UOG's 22nd Annual Regional Language Arts Conference - Nov. 6 & 7, 2009










The 22nd Annual Regional Language Arts Conference (LAC) will be held November

6-7, 2009. The theme is “Multicultural Approaches in Language Arts Education.”

The LAC is an opportunity for professional growth and enrichment in literacy for

educators in the Western Pacific region. Presentations will focus on reading and

writing across the content areas with particular attention on approaches in the

multicultural context. Proposals for individual and panel presentations on innovative

reaching strategies, research reports, and practical workshops are welcome.

Presentations will be scheduled in forty-five minute blocks.


LAC Forms are available online at http://www.uog.edu/languageartsconference


Call for Proposals:

Call for proposals are being accepted now. Deadline for submissions was Sept. 30, 2009, but it is extended to the first week of October. If you have any questions, please call Debbie Respicio at 735-2725/6 or e-mail languageartsconf@uguam.uog.edu


Registration Fees:

Early Bird (by Oct. 9, 2009), Presenter, UOG Student, IRA Member - $40

Pre-Registration (By Oct. 23, 2009) - $45

On-site or after Oct. 23, 2009 - $55


Graduate Credits/CEUs:
Educators can also earn 2 graduate credits/CEUs. S

tudents must register for the conference before they register for

the LAC course at the Professional International Programs, 2nd floor/MARC/Computer Center/PIP Building, Rm. #217. For more information, students may call 735-2601 or fax 734-1233. They may also e-mail the instructor, Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, at mnrivera1@yahoo.com.


The LAC course is eligible for YEC support to qualified GDOE

educators who have officially been processed through the Dr. Antonio C. Yamashita Corps (YEC). For additional information from YEC, participants may call 735-2470.

For additional information regarding the conference, participants/presenters may call Debbie at 735-2725/6 or e-mail her at languageartsconf@uguam.uog.edu.


Snapshots from last year's Language Arts Conference!*













*Note: Click on the pictures above to get a clearer view of the images.