The PIBBA Conference has been POSTPONED.

FSM will host the PIBBA Conference - TBA.

39th Annual International PIBBA Conference

POSTPONED until June 2023


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.

Mark your calendar for the 39th Annual International PIBBA Conference in Pohnpei! Stay tuned for more details!

PIBBA Monthly Meeting


Snapshots of the 38th Annual International PIBBA Conference in Koror, Palau!

Snapshots of the 38th Annual International PIBBA Conference in Palau!

PIBBA 2017 Conference

PIBBA 2017 Conference Video

Click on the video below to view the 36th Annual International PIBBA Conference hosted in Pohnpei

Click on the video to hear the PIBBA Song!

Click on the video to hear the PIBBA Song!

Saturday 18 November 2023

Craig Santos Perez accepts 2023 National Book Award

Craig Santos Perez accepts 2023 National Book Award, Poetry for from unincorporated territory [√•mot] 

Source:  https://youtu.be/SjdHuVL5vKk?si=vgrDkQErM8vBMjDX

Condolences for the Manglona and Taimanao Families

The PIBBA family extends its deepest condolences and sympathies to the family of Juan M. Manglona, brother of PIBBA Guam member, Senator Jovie Taimanao.  He will always be remembered. God Bless him and his family.  May he rest in peace.

Condolences for the Leon Guerrero and Paulino Families

The PIBBA family extends its deepest condolences and sympathies to the family of Mae Leon Guerrero Paulino, sister of PIBBA Guam VP Joey Leon Guerrero.  Mae passed away on November 10, 2023.  She will always be remembered. God Bless her and her family.  May she rest in peace.

Tuesday 31 October 2023

PIBBA Meeting - November 11

Join us for our upcoming PIBBA meeting on November 11, 2023 from 1-3 p.m. at the Barrigada Mayor's Community Center.

Monday 30 October 2023

UOG Press October • Oktubre Newsletter


Join us for the launch of our Kantan CHamoru Children's Book Series! 

These books reintroduce long beloved songs to young readers, but they also introduce them to new musical voices who are carrying on the tradition. The Kantan CHamoru book series celebrates the musical tradition in CHamoru culture. The lyrics in each poem or song reflect key values for the community, such as the importance of respecting elders, perpetuating cultural practices, and expressing pride in one’s heritage.”

– Kiana Brown, Project Manager

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2023 Association of University Presses Directors Residency Report:
Victoria-Lola Leon Guerrero, University of Guam Press, reports on visiting five presses

UOG Press Director of Publishing Victoria-Lola Leon Guerrero spent the beginning of May visiting university presses on the U.S. East Coast and learning from their directors and teams as part of a press director's residency program organized by the Association of University Presses. She learned a variety of approaches to academic publishing including editorial, production, marketing, and business strategies and is excited to apply this expanded knowledge at UOG Press. 


Leon Guerrero visited Princeton University Press and Rutgers University Press in New Jersey and New York University Press and Fordham University Press in New York City. She also had meetings with the directors of Temple University Press, University of Pennsylvania Press, Oxford University Press, and Columbia University Press. She ended her trip at Brown University in Rhode Island, where she learned about their exciting and innovative digital publications program. 

Read the full article here!

Finu’ Chamorro for Beginners

by Faye Untalan
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