The mission of the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) is to promote the inherent rights, education, and well-being of all children world-wide. The University of Guam’s ACEI has had many accomplishments over the years. It will continue to renew its commitment to the ideals of the Association – ideals based upon a dream that all children will, someday, live and play in harmony and grow up having the care and education they need and deserve to fulfill their own dreams for the future.

Thursday, April 9, 2009

ACEI Provides Face Painting for Guam's Children During Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Face Painting: The Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) provided face painting to our island’s children during the annual Guam Easter Egg Hunt held on April 8, 2009 at the War in the Pacific National Historical Park in Asan. More than a thousand children and adults attended the event.

Pictured L-R: Alicia Quintanilla, Leizl Ochavillo, Kimberlie Castro, Ewalani Escrupulo,Vaughn Baisa, Melissa Balajadia,Nakita Braganza, Sheryl Padilla, Mariana Santos, Ashton Aguon, Odessa Aguon, and Erica Arceo. Not pictured are Malihsa Suzumu and Christy Galindo.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Child Care Givers Professional Leadership Conference

The Guam Child Care & Development Association (GCCDA) committee is currently planning their "Child Care Giver Appreciation Week," April 26-May 2, 2009.

On Friday, May 1, is a forum and Saturday, May 2, will be the all day Professional Leadership Conference from 7:00 am - 5:00 pm. at the SOE.

The organization is seeking presenters for this year's conference.
The theme this year is: "Success Beyond the Imagination: Managing the Environment for Young Children."

If you would like to present a workshop at the conference, please forward the following information as soon as possible to Dr. Marilyn Jackson at The format for the conference is similar to last year with 90 minutes for each workshop.

1. YOUR NAME (as it should appear in the program booklet):_____________________________________________________
2. TITLE OF_________________________________________________ WORKSHOP:_________________________________________________
3. BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF WORKSHOP (2 or 3 sentences)____
4. MORNING OR AFTERNOON PRESENTER:_______________________
5. TYPE OF EQUIPMENT NEEDED:______________________________