What is PITI-VITI?
The Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI), is a program managed by the Graduate School USA and funded by the Department of the Interior's Office of Insular Affairs. PITI-VITI supports the insular governments of American Samoa, Guam, CNMI, FSM, Palau, the Marshall Islands, and the US Virgin Islands. Find out more about the PITI-VITI program on the About PITI-VITI page.
APIPA Conference 2021
The 32nd annual APIPA Conference will be held virtually in August/September, 2021. Additional details will be posted here.
GFOA 2021 Summer Meeting
The 2021 GFOA summer conference will be held virtually in July . Additional details will be posted here.
2021 IGFOA Winter Meeting
The 2021 IGFOA meeting will be held in Hawaii this winter. Details will be shared as available.
PITI-VITI Training & EventsALL EVENTS
25 Jan 2022 - 25 Jan 2022
A suite of auditing standards – SAS 134 through SAS 140 – was issued in 2019 and 2020 with an original effective date of December 15, 2020. Due to the coronavirus pandemic and the extensive changes made in these standards, the effective date was delayed to December 15, 2021. That date is now rapidly approaching.Read More
07 Feb 2022 - 09 Feb 2022
This 3-day virtual course will focus on performance as well as compliance. Participants will be shown how to update: program/project narratives, continuation applications and carryover requests. In addition, participants will learn how to do post award actions and understand what the grantor is looking for in reports and audits.Read More
15 Feb 2022 - 16 Feb 2022
Government organizations perform well when they have talented and committed employees. Decades of research have shown that improving the engagement of employees will enable government to: Achieve strategic goals; Improve productivity; Provide responsive customer service; Hire and retain talented employees; Develop innovative solutions; and Boost attendance.Read More
Jan 05, 2022Jason
American Public Education, Inc. today announced that it has completed its acquisition of substantially all the assets of Graduate School USA (“GSUSA”), effective January 1, 2022. GSUSA is a leading training provider to the federal workforce, with an extensive portfolio of government agency...Read More
Dec 10, 2021Jason
Guam's Office of Public Accountability (OPA) passed its current external quality control review on December 10, 2021, with support from PITI-VITI. The review included a week of on-site assessment and analysis by a team of audit professionals representing the Association of Pacific Island Public...Read More
Dec 07, 2021Jason
In the first live, on-site auditing course offered by GSUSA's Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives in the Pacific Islands since the pandemic began, fifteen public accountability professionals from three island audit offices met in Guam on December 2-3 for in-person audit training on...Read More
Sep 03, 2021Jason
The Association of Pacific Islands Public Auditors (APIPA) completed its 32nd annual conference, held virtually from August 23 to September 3, 2021. American Samoa hosted the virtual conference. Participants were given the opportunity to receive up to 40 hours of continuing professional education...Read More