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36th Annual International PIBBA Conference

OUR PACIFIC VOICES!

June 25-29, 2017

Madolenihmw High School
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 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 in Guam


PIBBA 2013 Conference Video

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

Friday, March 13, 2009

PIBBA INTERNATIONAL OFFICERS














PIBBA International Officers at the 27th Annual International PIBBA Conference held last year in Pohnpei, FSM.
Pictured L-R: Shelten Neth, President; Frances Sablan, Secretary; Rosa Salas Palomo, President-Elect; and Dr. Jose Q. Cruz, Historian.




HIGHLIGHTS OF LAST YEAR'S 27th PIBBA ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE HELD IN POHNPEI:







Keynote Speaker Dr. Jose Q. Cruz
























Guam & CNMI Delegations with PIBBA International President Shelten Neth








Chuuk Delegation















Kosrae Delegation

























Keynote Speaker Dr. Jose Q. Cruz receives a special gift from the Chuuk Delegation.



A LOOK AT THE PAST PACIFIC ISLANDS BILINGUAL BICULTURAL CONFERENCES:

The 27th Annual International PIBBA Conference was held June 18-21, 2008 in Pohnpei. The theme was "The Legacy of Pacific Influence and Languages."


The 26th Annual International PIBBA Conference was held June 18-21, 2007 at the College of Micronesia-FSM Kosrae Campus.
Theme: "Enhancing Indigenous Languages (Cultures) to a Formalized Level of Discourse"


The 25th Annual International PIBBA Conference was held June 20-23, 2006 in Guam.


The 24th Annual Internatioinal PIBBA Conference was held in June on Tinian. The theme was "Language and Culture: to Survive or Not to Survive." Speakers included CNMI Governor Juan N. Babauta and Commissioner of Education (and PREL Board Chair) Rita Hocog Inos.


The 23rd Annual PIBBA Conference was held June 22-24 at PICS High School in Pohnpei. The theme was "The Pacific Family: Foundation of our Languages and Cultures."







The 18th Annual PIBBA Conference was held in Kosrae.




Pictured above is a traditional dance performed by children at the PIBBA Conference held in Kosrae.


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