"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!

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.

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.


PIBBA 2018 Invitation

PIBBA 2018 Invitation

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

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Guam IRA - Promoting Literacy in the Pacific - October Newsletter

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 October 2010 Newsletter. If you are unable to view the newsletter, visit

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.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Micronesian Island Fair 2010

Enjoy Regional Cuisine!
The three-day Micronesian event will kick off next weekend. Visitors can expect to see
exhibits, presentations, and performances from throughout the Pacific region with
an emphasis on Micronesian food traditions.

Monday, October 4, 2010

In Loving Memory of Petronila “Pat” Tajalle Stoicovy

The PIBBA family extends its deepest sympathies and condolences to the family of Petronila “Pat” Tajalle Stoicovy, mother of Dr. Catherine Stoicovy, Associate Professor for the Language and Literacy Program at UOG’s School of Education and PIBBA member and supporter for many years. Pat is originally from the village of Piti, but currently resides in Mong-Mong Toto. She was called to her eternal rest on Saturday, October 2, 2010 at the age of 84. Mass will be in her honor on the following dates and times. Pat will always be remembered. God Bless her and her family. May she rest in peace.


Monday, October 04 7:00 pm
Tuesday, October 05 6:30 pm
Wednesday, October 06 6:30 pm
Thursday, October 07 6:30 pm
Friday, October 08 6:30 pm
Saturday, October 09 7:00 pm
Sunday, October 10 6:00 pm
Monday, October 11 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 12 6:30 p.m.