We are advocates for the rights of children with disabilities and the parents who care for them. We support the mission of the Guam Interagency Coordinating Council (GICC), which is a federally mandated statewide interagency group that advises and assists agencies providing early intervention services to young children birth to 5 years old, with or at risk for disabilities and their families. GICC further advises and assists the lead agency in the development and implementation of policies constituting the island-wide system of coordinated services, participating public and private agencies who are involved with early intervention services for children, birth through five years old and their families.

Guam ICC Website Updates

Guam ICC Website Updates

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Guam Delegation Attends OSEP Conference in Washington, D.C.

OSEP Conference: Representatives from Guam attended the 2012 OSEP IDEA Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. The conference provided participants with additional knowledge of special education priorities and initiatives within the U.S. Department of Education and efforts to align requirements, foster achievement, and increase collaboration among States, constituencies, and agencies.

Pictured L-R: Charles Kniseley; OSEP TA; Yolanda Gabriel: Assistant Superintendent, Special Education; Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Vice-Chair. Guam Interagency Coordinating Council; Patricia Mantanona, GEIS Program Coordinator; June Quitugua, Guam CEDDERS; Laura Taisipic, Special Education SPC, SpEd Parent Services Coordinator; June De Leon, Guam CEDDERS; Evelyn Claros, GAPSD representative; Catherine Tydingco, SpEd,SPC, GEIS/PreSch Programs Coordinator; Terese Crisostomo, SpEd, Special Projects Coordinator; and Jonas Dorego, DOE SpEd Compliance Officer.

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