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.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Poster Contest Winners

K-2nd Grade
1st Place: Brandon Lee Mashburn Villagomez
2nd Place: Blase Ramos
3rd Place: Jaedeen Torre

Honorable Mention
1. Jadyn Palomares

3rd-5th Grade

1st Place: Dana Dalmacio
2nd Place: Alyza Advincula
3rd Place: Nolan Miles

Honorable Mention
1. Carmella Navarrete
2. Jasmine M. Quinto
3. Alyza Advincula
4. Matthew Pascual

6th-8th Grade

1st Place: Samuel Concepcion
2nd Place: Dabin Shin
3rd Place: Mason Donovan Kaible Edusma

Honorable Mention
1. Sherry Nichole Maguo
2. Gian Paras
3. Kimberly Fernandez Guiang
4. Athena McNinch
5. Lucy Ma

9th-12th Grade

1st Place: Kimberly Sison Dampor
2nd Place: Tasi Anghet Martinez
3rd Place: Courtney Mantanona

Friday, January 21, 2011

MLK Celebration Snapshots

In celebration of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, UOG-ACEI held its annual poster contest and Michael Jackson look alike dance contest. This year's theme was "Sustaining the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr." Congratulations to all the winners and participants! Enjoy the following snapshots taken during the celebration!

Friday, January 7, 2011

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Island-wide Poster Contest & Michael Jackson Look-a-Like Competition

The University of Guam School of Education student organization, Association for Childhood Education International (UOG-ACEI) is sponsoring a Michael Jackson Look-a-Like Competition on January 17, 2011 at the Micronesia Mall. Those interested are encouraged to dance and/or sing like the legendary Michael Jackson. Same-day registration is $5.00 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the center court. The competition will begin at 2:00 p.m. and there will be prizes for 3 age categories. Previous winners are ineligible to win.

The UOG-ACEI is also sponsoring the annual island-wide poster contest in recognition of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration. The contest theme is Sustaining the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It is open to all public, private, and DODEA school children in K-12 grades. Art submissions are due by January 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the UOG School of Education (2nd floor) to Anita Palomo. Entrants must follow the poster contest rules. For details about the requirements, contact the UOG-ACEI President Heidi Cameron at 482-0714 or e-mail Judging will take place on Saturday, January 15, and the announcement of winners will be held at the Micronesia Mall on January 17, 2011.

UOG-ACEI hopes to raise, enhance, and broaden the awareness and knowledge levels of students about the life of Dr. King, Jr., and about the significance and application of the major tenets of non-violence.