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!

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

Please visit the PIBBA website later for more updates.


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

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

PIBBA Webmaster Receives Second Doctorate Degree

Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera

Our very own PIBBA webmaster, Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, received a nice Easter gift last week when she passed her orals and completed all doctoral requirements for California Coast University (CCU). CCU is a nationally accredited university and more information about the institution can be found by visiting She received her second doctorate degree in Education! Her dissertation is titled Toward the Development of a Model Program Using Digital Storytelling to Build Schema of English Language Learners in Guam.

Dr. Rivera said that she will share her research with fellow ESL teachers to empower them to use the model program she researched, so that they can further strengthen their instruction for English Language Learners. Although her research focused on ELLs, she said that the model program can be used with all students across the grade levels.

Congratulations, Dr. Rivera, on a job well done! You have earned the famous PIBBA Banana Split!

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