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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!

Saturday, 17 June 2017

Meeting Change - June 22 at Paseo

The next PIBBA meeting has been moved to June 22, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. at the Paseo, DPR Office, Paseo Stadium. Contact:  Malia Ramirez.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

PIBBA Guam prepares for Pohnpei!

PIBBA Guam members met on June 10, 2017 to discuss their ongoing preparation for their journey to the 36th Annual International PIBBA Conference in Pohnpei. Enjoy the following snapshots taken during the meeting!

PIBBA Meetings - June 10 & 21

June 10, 2017 - 11:00 a.m. at MLI

June 21, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. at MLI.

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Condolences for the Matsutaro Family

Frances Hosono Matsutaro


The PIBBA family extends its deepest condolences and sympathies to the family of PIBBA member, Frances Hosono Matsutaro.  

Last respects will be held in the morning at Kristo Rai Church.  She taught Carolinian Bilingual in Saipan.  May the perpetual light shine upon her & may her soul rest in peace.

Condolences for the Aguon Family

Dolores "Dee" Aguon

The PIBBA family extends its deepest condolences and sympathies to the family of PIBBA member, Sinora Dolores “Dee” Salas Aguon.  Dee left this earth on May 23, 2017.  She will always be remembered. God Bless her and her family.  May she rest in peace.

Nightly mass for SiƱora Dee Aguon is scheduled as follows:

Thursday, May 25 - 12:00 pm at Agana Friary
Friday, May 26 - 7:00 pm at St. Jude Church
Saturday, May 27 - 5:00 pm at St. Jude Church
Sunday, May 28 - 6:30 am at St. Jude Church
Monday, May 29 - Wednesday, May 31 - 7:00 PM at St. Jude Church

Her funeral will be held on Friday, June 2, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at St. Jude Church. Mass will be at 1:00 pm followed by her burial at Our Lady of Peace in Yona.

Tuesday, May 30th CHamoru Studies is hosting a serving after Mass at the Sinajana Mayor / Community Center.