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, July 02, 2020

Monday, June 22, 2020

Sunday, June 21, 2020

Father's Day 2020

Cherished moments during Father's Day 2020.  Happy Father's Day to my Amazing Dad & to all the fathers who make a difference!

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Happy Father's Day!

Happy Father's Day to my Amazing Dad and to all you wonderful fathers out there! Enjoy your Special Day! God Bless you for being that powerful light filled with unwavering love that guides the way.


Saturday, June 06, 2020

FC Rivera Appointed to National Staff

It’s official!  I’m a USCG Auxiliary National Staff member.  I will strive to answer the call to duty in performance of our missions.  May we continue to uphold our service to the nation, duty to people and commitment to excellence!  


Monday, May 11, 2020

Invitation to contribute to the SOE Alumni publication on Latte Stones

SOE Alumni members and other community members are invited to contribute to the SOE Alumni publication titled, A Pacific Spoonful of Thoughts on Latte Stones.  For more information, please contact soe.alumni@gmail.com or Dr. Rivera at mnrivera1@yahoo.com.



Click here for the SOE Alumni contribution form.

DEADLINE:  May 22, 2020


Saturday, May 09, 2020

Happy Mother's Day!

Happy Mother's Day to my Amazing Mom and to all of you wonderful Mothers out there! Enjoy your Special Day! You deserve it! May God Bless you always, for all that you do, from being a nurse, doctor, taxi driver, photographer, etc. The list goes on!


Friday, May 08, 2020

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Saturday, March 28, 2020

AUX-04 Certificate

I just received my USCG Auxiliary Certificate of Training for the Distance Education Tech Training in St. Louis, Missouri.  It’s time to share the knowledge and continue to make a difference!

Monday, March 16, 2020

Thursday, March 05, 2020

Biba Mes CHamoru!

It was an honor to share how storytelling is important to our CHamoru culture to students at Guam High School on March 5, 2020. Biba Mes CHamoru!





Emerging Lions Leadership Institute (ELLI) a Success!

The Emerging Lions Leadership Institute (ELLI) held February 29 and March 1, 2020 at the Pacific Star Hotel was a success! Congratulations graduates! Si Yu’os Ma’Γ₯se’ to the Coordinators of ELLI!








Monday, February 17, 2020

USO Award

Serving in the USO is one of the many volunteer activities I participate in as part of my effort to make a difference in our community and support those who serve our country.  I received an award for 100 hours of service on Feb. 14, 2020.  Si Yu'os Ma'ase'!



Wednesday, February 12, 2020

EETT Conference Meaningful!

During the GDOE EETT Conference (Cohort 1) held February 10-12, 2020, we certainly increased our schema on effectively using educational technology to empower our students!  Si Yu'os Ma'ase' to the organizers!

Sheryl and I culminating our ed tech experience at the GDOE EETT Conference.  I couldn't have asked for a better ed techie partner!


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Saturday, February 08, 2020

Read-A-Thon 2020 Kick-Off Snapshots

The IRA Read-A-Thon (RAT) 2020 Kick Off held at the Agana Shopping Center was a success! Si Yu’os Ma’ase’ to this year’s RAT 2020 Chairperson, Dr. Dar, and the IRA Board, for making the event a memorable one.  Kudos to all for making a difference, one child at a time!  πŸ“šπŸŽ‰πŸ‘πŸΌπŸŽπŸŽˆ