The 2020 PIBBA Conference has been POSTPONED.

FSM will host next year's PIBBA Conference.

39th Annual International PIBBA Conference

POSTPONED until June 2021


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!

Snapshots of this year's 38th Annual International PIBBA Conference in Palau!


Click on the videos below to view the 37th Annual International PIBBA Conference hosted in Saipan, CNMI

PIBBA 2018 - Part 1

PIBBA 2018 - Part 2

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!

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Condolences for the Salas and Palomo Families

The PIBBA family extends its deepest condolences and sympathies to the families of John Garcia Salas, brother of PIBBA Guam President Rosa Salas Palomo and PIBBA Guam member Barbara Marie Salas Benavente.

Daily masses for John are being offered at San Vicente/San Roke Catholic Church, Barriagada as follows:  Sundays at 10:00 a.m., Mondays - Fridays at 6:00 p.m., and Saturdays at 7:15 a.m.  Viewing and Mass for a Christian burial are pending the arrival of his remains from St. Louis, Missouri and will be announced later.  For safety reasons, we ask everyone to follow COVID-19 guidelines, including the use of face masks and practice social distancing.

John will always be remembered. God Bless him and his family.  May he rest in peace.

Friday, June 19, 2020

Monday, May 18, 2020

PIBBA Guam Receives Excellence in Education Award - May 18

The Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) Guam Chapter was selected as a School Year 2019-2020 Excellence in Education award recipient on May 18, 2020.

An Excellence in Education recipient is the result of an educational partnership between the Office of Senator Wil Castro and participating schools.  The Office of Senator Wil Castro and partnering schools recognize individuals that demonstrate exemplary qualifications and traits.

The award further states that PIBBA Guam is drug-free, inspires students to excel in their perspective grade levels, volunteers in the community, displays generosity through attendance, donations and participates in school programs.


Thursday, April 16, 2020

PIBBA Guam Donates $500 to PPE for Guam

Members of PIBBA (Pacific Islands Bilingual-Bicultural Association), Guam Chapter, donated $500 to PPE for Guam. From left: Barbara M.S. Benavente and Elizabeth U. Langas (members and retired GDOE teachers), Juvy Carino (PPE for Guam volunteer and GDOE teacher), Rosa Salas Palomo (PIBBA President), Allison Rutter (PPE for Guam Co-Founder), Rufina F. Mendiola (Member and GDOE CHamoru Studies and Special Projects Administrator) and Leah Beth Nahaloowa (PPE for Guam volunteer and GDOE College Pathway Project Director).