SOE Alumni Association

The SOE Alumni Association supports SOE’s mission of effectively preparing educators and other education personnel for professional performance in diverse cultural contexts. It serves as a connection for which SOE alumni can give back to their alma mater by sharing their talents, resources, etc. in different SOE events. It further serves as a source for developing alumni pride, spirit, and life-long commitments to the School of Education.

SOE Alumni Officers: Pictured L-R front row: Graziella "Grace" Griffin, President; Margaret Beem, Vice President; and Martha Sudo, Secretary. Back row L-R: Matilda Naputi Rivera, Webmaster and Immediate Past President; Lois Taitano Gumataotao, Public Information Officer; Rose Marie Cruz Castro, Treasurer; and Dr. Lourdes Klitzkie, Advisor.

SOE Alumni Association Scholarship and Grant Forms

Click on the following links to access the SOE Alumni Association scholarship and grant forms:

Saturday, May 14, 2016

SOE Alumni's Griffin Named Teacher of the Year Finalist

GDOE Teacher of the Year Finalists (seated)

Grace Griffin
2016 GDOE Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalist and SOE Alumni Association Treasurer

Every year, teachers are nominated by parents, students, fellow teachers, or administrators for Teacher of the Year. GDOE Deputy Superintendent Erika Cruz says that this year, they received 67 nominations and 21 candidates who accepted the nominations. After a panel of judges conducted interviews and evaluated the teachers, the list is now down to six Teacher of the Year semi-finalists, two from each grade level. The semi-finalists are Graziella Griffin from GW High, Leonora Balajadia from Okkodo High, Gracelle Canar from UPI Elementary, Dr. Rochelle Diaz from Maria Ulloa Elementary, Richard Velasco from FBLG Middle and Patricia Abub also from FBLG Middle.

Source:  http://www.pacificnewscenter.com/local/8611

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Language Arts Conference a Success!

Enjoy the following snapshots taken during the Annual Regional Language Arts Conference held Feb. 19 and 20 at the Pacific Star Hotel.

Friday, February 19, 2016

Saturday, February 6, 2016

SOE Alumni Executive Team Celebrates the Guam IRA Read-A-Thon 2016

The SOE Alumni Executive Team & IRA members celebrated the Read-A-Thon 2016 Kick Off:  "Get Connected, Read More" on February 6, 2016 with interactive Read Alouds conducted by students of Liguan Elementary School; singing performances by Marc LaPlante and the Adacao Honor Choir; meaningful workshops by Lola-Victoria Leon Guerrero, Kisha Borja-Quichocho, and Martha Sudo, SOE Alumni Secretary and Guam IRA Grant Chairperson.  Countless ed tech gadgets/tools were also raffled off.  

SOE Alumni Executive Team at Read-A-Thon (RAT) 2016 Kick Off.  The Executive Team also serve  as the RAT 2016 Committee Members.  Pictured L-R:  Rose Cruz Castro, SOE Alumni President; Martha Sudo, Alumni Secretary; Margaret Beem, Alumni Vice President; Marc LaPlante, composer of the RAT 2016 theme song, "Get Connected, Read More!"; and Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Alumni Webmaster and RAT 2016 Chairperson.  Not pictured is Grace Griffin, Alumni Treasurer.

Friday, January 1, 2016

Happy New Year from around the Pacific!

Happy New Year from around the Pacific! May the year 2016 bring you many blessings filled with much love, joy, peace, and happiness!

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

Image source: howtolearn.com