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36th Annual International PIBBA Conference

OUR PACIFIC VOICES!

June 25-29, 2017

POHNPEI, FSM


Sponsored by: Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) International and Pohnpei Chapter


The PIBBA Conference is an annual event in which Western Pacific educators are provided with opportunities for professional growth and cultural enrichment. This year's conference offers a wonderful selection of traditional, innovative, and practical workshops, presented by creative and imaginative educators and cultural leaders from the Pacific islands.


PIBBA Conference Chair:


Senator Shelten G. Neth, President, PIBBA International

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.... For information, e-mail Senator Neth at chairman@mail.fm or pibba.international@gmail.com


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Download Presentation Form
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Download Exhibit Form


Download Indigenous Teacher of the Year Packet


Download Pioneer of the Year Packet





We are pleased to announce that PIBBA Conference participants will be
given a special discount. However, you must make the reservation at your local United Airlines office during the travel period of June 18, 2017 to July 8, 2017. The travel must also be completed by July 8, 2017. When making a reservation, mention reference code GC1705.
Click here to view details of the special United Airlines discount.


Snapshots of last year's 35th Annual International PIBBA Conference

PIBBA 2013 Conference

Click on the video below to view the 32nd Annual International PIBBA Conference hosted in Guam on PhotoPeach

Click on the video to hear the PIBBA Song!

Click on the video to hear the PIBBA Song!

Thursday, 13 April 2017

COMING SOON: 36th Annual International PIBBA Conference to be held in Pohnpei, FSM


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36th Annual International PIBBA Conference

OUR PACIFIC VOICES! 
June 25-29, 2017

POHNPEI, FSM

Sponsored by: Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) International and Pohnpei Chapter
The PIBBA Conference is an annual event in which Western Pacific educators are provided with opportunities for professional growth and cultural enrichment. This year's conference offers a wonderful selection of traditional, innovative, and practical workshops, presented by creative and imaginative educators and cultural leaders from the Pacific islands.



PIBBA Conference Chair:

Senator Shelten G. Neth, President, PIBBA International
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.... For information, e-mail Senator Neth at chairman@mail.fm or pibba.international@gmail.com
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. Download Registration Form . .
Download Presentation Form
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Download Exhibit Form
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Download Indigenous Teacher of the Year Packet
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Download Pioneer of the Year Packet


Click on the image above to view the 2017 PIBBA Conference
invitation letter from President Shelten G. Neth.

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

RIP Marife "Mar" Ganeb Fernandez


Condolences for the Fernandez Family

Marife "Mar" Ganeb Fernandez


The PIBBA family extends its deepest condolences and sympathies to the family of former PIBBA member, Marife “ Mar” Ganeb Fernandez.  Mar left this earth on March 28, 2017.  She will always be remembered. God Bless her and her family.  May she rest in peace.

The mass of intention for Mar will be at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Yigo on the following days:

Wed., March 29 - 6:30 p.m.
Thurs., March 30 - 6:30 p.m.
Fri. March 31 - 6:30 p.m.
Sat., April 1 - 7:00 p.m.
Sun., April 2 - 6:00 p.m.

Mon.-Thurs. April 3-6, 6:30 p.m. (April 6, 9th day)

The funeral will be held at the Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Yigo, Friday, April 7, 2017. The viewing begins at 9:00 a.m., Mass at 1:00 p.m., and the burial will immediately follow after the 1:00 p.m. Mass at the Guam Memorial Park, Leyang Barrigada.

Saturday, 25 March 2017

Saturday Story Hour: 2017 Chamorro Celebration

Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) and Ginen i Hila i Maga’taotao Siha Association members shared cultural stories, poems, and coconut-leaf weaving in celebration of Chamorro Month on March 18 and 25, 2017 at the Hagatna Public Library.



Sunday, 19 March 2017

PIBBA & Ginen Conduct Saturday Story Hour - Snapshots







Refreshment Donation by PIBBA Guam - Snapshots

Si Yu'os Ma'ase' to all members who donated refreshments to the students who competed on Monday, March 13, 2017, as individual presenters for storytelling, oratorical, and poetry recitation.



Upcoming PIBBA Meetings

Dates:  April 8 & 22; May 13 & 27; June 10 & 27
Time:  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location:  EC102