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

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Monday, March 21, 2016

M.U. Lujan Elementary School Chamorro Program

The M.U. Lujan Elementary School Chamorro Program held March 18, 2016 was filled with Chamorro island spirit and cheer that will always be remembered. It was also Kinny's last elementary performance, since he'll be entering middle school next year. Where did all the time go? Biba Chamorro and kudos to all! Enjoy the following snapshots taken during this special event!

Dr. Sylvia Vardell Shares her Love of Poetry

Julia Shines in Seasons of Love and Latte Tones Performance

Sunday, March 06, 2016


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Saturday, March 05, 2016

Guam Delegation at the 45th NABE Conference


LOCATION:  Hilton Chicago, Illinois
DATES:  March 2-5, 2016

Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera presents during the 45th Annual National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) Conference.  Her presentation was titled Poetry in the Pacific.

Dr. Shu-Yuan Lin shares her poem.

Professor Rosa Salas Palomo shares her poem.

Dr. Samuel Betances shares his poem.

Dr. Laura Souder shares her poem.

API-SIG Presentation.  Pictured L-R:  Dr. Shu-Yuan Lin, Idaho State University; Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Guam Department of Education; Dr. Samuel Betances, Souder, Betances & Associates, Inc.; Professor Rosa Salas Palomo, University of Guam; and Dr. Laura Souder, Souder, Betances & Associates, Inc.

Dr. Shu-Yuan Lin presents during the 45th NABE Conference.  Her presentation was titled Using Formative Assessment Apps to Engage English Language Learners.

Professor Rosa Salas Palmo presents during the 45th NABE Conference.  Her presentation was titled Indigenous Language Learning Through a Website.

The National Association for Bilingual Education is the only nationwide network of professionals dedicated to serving English language learners in the United States via education programs and legislative advocacy. For the past four decades, NABE has been committed to excellence in bilingual and biliteracy education for all students through enriched educational programs and intensive professional development for teachers, administrators, professors, policymakers and parents. Additionally, NABE provides extensive research in the field via its Bilingual Research Journal, NABE Perspectives, NABE Journal of Research and Practice and the NABE eNews. NABE is committed to promoting programs and innovations that prepare our nation's students to be fluently bilingual, technologically creative, globally competitive and well-rounded world citizens by advancing legislation and policies at both the state and national levels that best serve language minority students.


NABE 46th Annual Conference 
Hilton Anatole Dallas
(February 23-25, 2017)
Pre-Conference starts on 22nd.

NABE 47th Annual Conference
Albuquerque Convention Center
(March 1-3, 2018)
Pre-Conference starts on 28th.