Sunday, March 29, 2015
Congratulations, Peter Robert Onedera, former PIBBA International President, on being recognized as Sainan Minenhalom Sinangan Ginen I Hila’, or Master Storyteller, and the publication of your sixth book titled, “Tinige’ Hinasso."
|Pictured L-R: Jacqueline Balbas, CAHA Program Coordinator; Onedera; and Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, FestPac Literary Arts-Publications Co-Chair & PIBBA/Ginen i Hila i Maga'taotao Siha Association Webmaster.|
Saturday, March 28, 2015
|Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera|
Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) Webmaster
University of Guam Professor
|PIBBA Pohnpei Chapter launched its website on March 19, 2015. Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera is the webmaster. She cites her Rosario and Neth Peneinei who reside in Pohnpei as the inspiration behind her volunteerism to maintain the website. BIBA PIBBA! |
The new PIBBA Pohnpei URL is http://pibbapohnpei.blogspot.com.
Saina Ma'ase', PIBBA Guam, for promoting the native Chamorro language, poetry, stories, and arts and crafts with the children of Guam on March 21, 2015 at the Hagatna Public Library. Special thanks goes out to local author Joaquin Nangauta Naputi for the use of his Island of Guam Coloring Book, which was used for the arts and crafts portion of the Saturday Story Hour. BIBA PIBBA! BIBA CHAMORRO! Enjoy the following snapshots!
Saturday, March 14, 2015
: The Asian-Pacific Islander Special Interest Group (SIG) Institute was held March 6, 2015 at the 44th Annual National Association for Bilingual Education Conference hosted in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pictured L-R: Dr. Shu-Yuan Lin, Presenter and API SIG Co-Chair-Idaho State University; Professor Rosa Salas Palomo, API SIG Chair-University of Guam & Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) International Treasurer; Dr. Clara C. Park, NABE Executive Board Member At-Large-California State University-Northridge; and Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Presenter-University of Guam, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences & PIBBA Webmaster.
Monday, March 2, 2015
Sunday, March 1, 2015
34th Annual International PIBBA Conference
June 23-25, 2015
Utwe Elementary School
Utwe Elementary School
Kahs ac Facsin Lasr: Orekmakihn Ohiyen Luti Ma Wo Emet in Sang Ahkwoye Kapkapwack Ke Etwacack
Promoting Language and Culture:
Effective Practices for Teaching, Learning, Assessment and Research
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.
given a special discount. However, the travel must be completed on or before July 2, 2015. When making a reservation, mention reference code GC1511.