SAIPAN, CNMI TO HOST 37TH PIBBA CONFERENCE





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.





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

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

In Loving Memory of Joseph "Joe" Cepeda Mafnas

The PIBBA family extends its deepest sympathies and condolences to the family of Joseph "Joe" Cepeda Mafnas, PIBBA Suruhanu and resident of Malesso', Guam. Joe was a Guam PIBBA member and PIBBA International member who attended and presented at our Annual International PIBBA Conference for many years.

He was called to his eternal rest on Monday, September 20, 2010. Mass is being said for him at San Vicente-San Roke Church in Barrigada as follows: Wednesday, 9/22, 6:00 p.m.; Thursday, 9/23, 6:00 a.m.; Friday, 9/24, 6:00 p.m.; Saturday, 9/25, 5:30 p.m.; and Sunday, 9/26, 10:00 a.m.

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

Saturday, September 18, 2010

23rd Annual Regional Language Arts Conference

SCAFFOLDING READING AND WRITING INSTRUCTION FOR PACIFIC ISLAND STUDENTS

Friday-Saturday, November 5 - 6, 2010
Guam Marriott Resort and Spa

Sponsored by:
University of Guam College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
School of Education
International Reading Association, Guam Council
Guam Department of Education
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GRADUATE CREDITS/CEUs:
You can also earn 2 graduate credits/CEUs for the conference. For more information, contact the Professional International Programs (PIP) at 735-2601. You may also e-mail the instructor, Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera at mnrivera1@yahoo.com.

Be sure to mark your calendar for the Language Arts Conference!
For more information, e-mail: uguam.languageartsconference@yahoo.com


Visit the LAC website at www.uog.edu/languageartsconference

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Guam IRA - Promoting Literacy in the Pacific

As part of our mission to increase the literacy skills of our students in the Pacific, it's important for us to be abreast of the latest literacy news available. In light of this, click on the image below to view the Guam Council IRA September 2010 Newsletter. If you are unable to view the newsletter, visit http://iraguam.blogspot.com.





The Guam Council of the International Reading Association helps educators and parents alike discover the wonder and the worlds to be found in books. Guam IRA is a professional organization for individuals who are genuinely concerned with the development of reading programs for children and adults. They are a group of people who work together to improve literacy and reading instruction in Guam and Micronesia.