SAIPAN, CNMI TO HOST 37TH PIBBA CONFERENCE


"Our Language & Culture are The Roots of Our Lives"




Hafa Adai! PIBBA International proudly announces that the 37th Annual International PIBBA Conference will be held June 25-29, 2018 in the beautiful island of Saipan, CNMI. We hope to see you there!

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Sponsored by: Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) International and CNMI Chapter
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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.







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We are pleased to announce that PIBBA Conference participants will be given a special discount. However, you must present your conference registration form and make the reservation at your local United Airlines office during the travel period of June 18, 2018 to July 6, 2018. The travel must also be completed by July 6, 2018. When making a reservation, mention reference code GC1805. Click here to view details of the special United Airlines discount.

Please visit the PIBBA website later for more updates.


SI YU'OS MA'ASE'!

Snapshots of last year's 36th Annual International PIBBA Conference in Pohnpei

PIBBA 2013 Conference Video

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

Sunday, August 16, 2009

An Interview with PIBBA CNMI Head Delegation Frances Sablan







1. What made you join PIBBA?

I joined PIBBA initially because of our NMI local members. After participating in the PIBBA Conference in Kosrae in 1999 and experiencing the camaraderie of the PIBBA International members and officers, and the hosting entity, I remained a loyal member.


2. How long have you been a member of PIBBA?

I have been an active member of PIBBA since 1999.


3. Has PIBBA made an impact in the Pacific Island entities?

Yes, through the networking and sharing of best practices, etc.


4. Why should others join PIBBA?

Others should join PIBBA for the reasons I’ve stated in my earlier responses.


5. Are there any other thoughts you wish to share regarding PIBBA?

PIBBA is a very worthwhile organization that not only promotes our cultures and languages, but also friendship and camaraderie. I can now say that I am not just a daughter of the Marianas, but also of Micronesia and the Pacific in general.

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