Be the change you want to see in this world

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

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Training: Effective Service Delivery for Communication and Language Development in Routines and Natural Settings

Verna Chinen CCC-SLP, an off-island consultant from Hawaii will be conducting her second series of trainings for the related service personnel for the Division. During this visit we have invited her to meet with parents and the advisory panel. The focus of the session will be on Effective Service Delivery for Communication and Language Development in Routines and Natural Settings. When: October 3, 2012 (Wednesday), 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Where: University of Guam, School of Business and Public Administration (SBPA) Building Multipurpose Room, 1st floor Giveaways will be provided. If you have any questions, please contact Laura Taisipic at 300-1322 or lktaisipic@gdoe.net

San Diego Sons & Daughters of Guam Club Queen, Julia Naputi Rivera, Joins Fellow PIFA Queens

Julia Naputi Rivera, 2012 Sons & Daughters of Guam Club San Diego Queen (third from left) is pictured with her fellow PIFA 2012 Queens at the 18th Annual Pacific Islander Festival, which was held Sept. 22 & 23 in San Diego, California.

PIFA 2012 Artwork in celebration of the 18th Annual Pacific Islander Festival in San Diego, California.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

SOE Alumni Officers Meet with Dean Laanan

The SOE Alumni Association Officers met with the SOE Dean, Dr. Frankie Santos Laanan, on September 27, 2012, to collaborate on alumni activities and how the association can continue to support the School of Education. 

Pictured L-R:  Margaret Beem, Vice President; Rose Cruz Castro, Treasurer; SOE Dean Frankie Santos Laanan; Lois Taitano Gumataotao, PIO; Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Webmaster; Martha Sudo, Secretary; and Grace Griffin, President.

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Happy Birthday Grandma!

Happy 57th Birthday Grandma! Wow! Where did all the time go? We love you Grandma! May God Bless you always with many more years to come! Enjoy the following snapshots taken during Grandma's birthday celebration!

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Happy Birthday Grandpa!

Grandpa turned 61!  Time time flies by so fast, doesn't it?  We love you Grandpa!  May God bless you with many more years to come!

Grandpa is all smiles during his birthday, as he poses with his grandchildren in Guam.

Saturday, September 15, 2012

SOE Display Successful at UOG's 60th Anniversary: Celebrating the Triton Spirit and the Center for Island Sustainability Green Energy Career Expo

SOE held a meaningful display of its education programs at the University of Guam's 60th Anniversary: Celebrating the Triton Spirit and the Center for Island Sustainability Green Energy Career Expo on Saturday, September 15, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Micronesia Mall. Several local business organizations were on hand to meet with students to discuss career opportunities. The University of Guam's colleges and programs were also available to provide information.  Entertainment was provided by the Alumni. Enjoy the following snapshots taken during this special event.

SOE Family with UOG President Dr. Robert Underwood, SVP Dr. Helen Whippy, and SOE Dean Frankie Laanan.

Pictured L-R:  Dr. Geri James, UOG SVP Dr. Helen Whippy, Dr. Lourdes Ferrer, and Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera.

Pictured L-R:  SOE Dean Frankie Laanan, Dr. Geri James, Dr. Catherine Stoicovy, UOG SVP Dr. Helen Whippy, Dr. Lourdes Ferrer, and Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera.

Pictured L-R:  Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Dr. Michelle Santos, and Dr. Jacqui Cyrus.

UOG students are all smiles at the SOE display table.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Parent Cafe - Sept. 15

Parent Cafe
Date:  September 15, 2012
Time:  Morning Cafe:  8:00am - 12:00pm; Afternoon Cafe: 1:00pm - 5:00pmWhere:  Marriott Resort & Spa
PAX:  25 for both morning and afternoon sessions.
Who are invited:  Parents.
Topics:  Questions on the protective factors.  

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

First Guam IRA meeting to be held Sept. 15

Welcome back to another school year! Guam IRA will hold its first meeting from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on September 15, 2012 at the Guam Marriott Resort and Spa, Chamorro Ballroom. The meeting's theme is titled Refreshing Ideas of Literacy: Convention Highlights. We hope to see you there!