Guam - Governor Eddie Calvo appointed two new members to serve on the Guam Education Board.
Dededo resident Charlene Concepcion was appointed to fill the parent representative seat whereas associate superintendent of education Ken Chargualaf was appointed to fill the retired educators seat.
Concepcion was appointed to act as a liaison between public school parents and the board, to support policies that integrate students with disabilities, and to initiate policies and practices that make parent involvement more realistic and accessible to parents. Chargualaf was appointed to serve as a liaison between educators and the board, to initiate or support polices that ensure the successful implementation of the Common Core standards and to help repair the board's relationship with the Guam Federation of Teachers.
Both appointments would fill two of three vacancies on the board.