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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!

Monday, 15 September 2014

Guam Nikkei Appreciation Night II - Oct. 10


The Guam Nikkei Association (GNA), with the Guam Community College (GCC) Culinary Program, is hosting its second Appreciation Night event on October 10, 2014, from 4pm-8pm, at the GCC Multi-Purpose Auditorium to raise funds for erecting a monument at the Peace Memorial Park in Yigo.  This monument will honor those Issei, or first generation, Japanese who settled in Guam in the early 1900s, but perished during WWII without given proper burial or recognition. 

The GNA overall fundraising goal is $15,000.00 to construct the monument.  

GNA is a non-profit organization whose primary goal is to instill the Japanese culture, art, traditions, history, lineage, and customs to succeeding generations of Japanese-Chamorro-Guamanians.  The Association is open to anyone who is interested in this primary goal. 

PIBBA Guam Networking: Sept. IRA Newsletter



Sunday, 7 September 2014

BREAKING NEWS: Guam Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) Chapter Members offer Informational, Innovative & Cultural-Based Workshops

Workshop #1
PRAXIS I Test Preparation 
Facilitator:  Dr. Arlene Diaz
Day/Time:  Scheduled Saturdays, 9am-11am
Location:  TBA
Dates:   September 27October 11, 18, 25, November 8, 22
(Email or call to reserve a seat!)

Stayed tuned for UPCOMING Workshops/ Field Experiences:  
Basic ChamorroCreating A Webpage, Storytelling, I Lanchera (Farming Woman), I Peskadora (Fishing Woman), Weaving, Music, Dance & Song, Familiar Chamorro Recipes

Interested individuals must register as Guam PIBBA Chapter members, or pay the membership fee ($25) to avail of workshops.  You can email or call Dr. Diaz, Guam PIBBA Chapter President atacsdiaz@yahoo.com483-6426 (c), or Ms. Vera Dela Cruz, Treasurer,vlfdelacruz@gdoe.net, for more information.  Biba PIBBA!  Si Yu'os maase!

Monday, 1 September 2014

Condolences for Calvo Family


The PIBBA family extends its deepest condolences and sympathies to Anthony "Tony" Lloyd Calvo, PIBBA Guam/International member, on the passing of his father.  Our prayers are with him and his family.  Mass will be held Sept. 2, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at the Santa Teresita Church in Mangilao.  The funeral will be held tomorrow.  More details will be provided later.