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.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

IGP Back to School Carnival and Concert a Success!

From the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) game booth & face painting to the Santa Barbara School Read Alouds, jump rope activities, Notre Dame Class of 2011 and WestCare booths, IGP Awards, amazing concert/entertainment performances, IGP Poetry Slam, Open House, jumpers, prizes, refreshments, raffles, and so much more, all participants had a blast!

Enjoy the following snapshots taken during this memorable event!

Saturday, August 21, 2010

IGP 2010 Poetry Slam

IGP 2010 Poetry Slam Theme

“Why Should I Care about___?”
Topics to include my education, my family, volunteering, and doing the right thing.

Poetry submissions via fax are due on or before August 25th. Email submissions are due before August 27th.

Top Finalists can read their entries at the IGP Back to School Carnival event on August 28th, 2010. Participants must be between 7-20 years of age.

Poems must contain 150 words or less, and only appropriate language.

Fax submissions to 473-3004 or email them to Attn to IGP Contest. For more information, call the IGP Center at 637-3011 or 688-4752.

IGP Back to School Carnival & Concert

Island Girl Power will host its "Back to School Carnival & Concert" soon! See the details below.

What: IGP Back to School Carnival
When: Saturday, August 28, 2010 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Island Girl Power Club House, Dededo

There will be a raffle drawing with the grand prize being a Continental Roundtrip for 2! The baby grand prize is a P.I.C. overnight stay. Other prizes include the following: P.I.C. Waterpark passes, Harley Davidson Toolbox GHC,Foremost gift certificates, Cold Stone gift certificates, and more! You do not need to be present to win.

There will also be jumpers, game booths, prizes, refreshments, and more! Entertainment includes Biggah&Bettah, Acoustic Soul, Jeniki Suba, Shannon McManus, Capoeira Mandinga Guam, and so much more!

For more information, contact WestCare Pacific Islands at 472-0219 or e-mail: or Island Girl Power at 688-4752, e-mail:

Friday, August 6, 2010

New ACEI Officers for AY2010-2011

Congratulations to the following newly-elected ACEI Officers!

Pictured above L-R: Risa Hameister, Vice President; Heidi Cameron, President; Shawlon Abuan, Secretary; Katrina Baza, PRO; Maria Perez, Treasurer. Not pictured are Janice Pangelinan, and ACEI Advisors Dr. Marilyn M. Jackson and Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera.