Telling Tales with Trash

Hafa Adai Educators! My name is Christian San Nicolas, one of the Program Coordinators with the Micronesia Climate Change Alliance, a local Non-Profit Organisation dedicated to building community-based solutions to the climate crisis! Our organizatio...

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Jan 19, 2022
Martin Luther King Jr Day and Double Pay Update

Hi ,Martin Luther King Jr. DayIn his famous "I Have a Dream" speech at the March on Washington, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, "We will win our freedom because the sacred heritage of our nation is the ability of each individual to make of himself t...

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Jan 14, 2022
Double Pay

GFT filed its appeal to the Guam Supreme Court on the Double Pay issue. GFT claims that all employees who had to report to work during the COR 1 emergency at the beginning of the pandemic must receive double pay. The Government says that double pay m...

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Jan 14, 2022
Martin Luther King Jr Day

In his famous “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “We will win our freedom because the sacred heritage of our nation is the ability of each individual to make of himself the master of his own fate.” It...

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Jan 14, 2022
Forgiveness Loans and TEACH Grant

One of the best ways to increase your pay is to get a higher degree. For educators, getting 18 credits on top of your Bachelor’s degree will earn you a Teacher III status. Getting a Master’s degree will land you at Teacher IV. If you’re If you’re thi...

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Jan 06, 2022
Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program

Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program Under the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program, if you teach full-time for five complete and consecutive academic years in a low-income school or educational service agency, and meet other qualifications, you may be eligi...

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Jan 04, 2022
Receive a TEACH Grant to Pay for College

The TEACH Grant Program provides grants of up to $4,000 a year to students who are completing or plan to complete course work needed to begin a career in teaching. This does not apply to students who are enrolled in a Master’s program where a univers...

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Jan 04, 2022
Qualifying for Public Service Loan Forgiveness

  The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. The biggest change announced by the Depart...

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Jan 04, 2022
GFT Holiday Hours Christmas 2021 and New Year’s Day

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and a Happy New Year from all of us at GFT! The end of the year is always a time for reflection, and it has been an unprecedented year for us. This year has been hard with all the constant workplace...

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Dec 17, 2021
Talks of Extending School Year 2021-2022

Many school communities have been reaching out to GFT regarding the Guam Education Board’s (GEB) recent discussions on extending the school year. The Guam Daily Post ran an article entitled GFT to seek time and a half if school year gets extended tha...

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Dec 10, 2021