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.
ELDP: Applications and Info
Apply now to join the ELDP for the U.S. Virgin Islands! Pacific ELDP applications will be opening soon.
APIPA Conference 2022
The 33rd annual APIPA Conference will be held virtually from August 29 to September 2, 2022. Register now to join us!
IGFOA Winter Meeting
The IGFOA Winter Meeting will be held during the winter of 2022. Additional details will be posted once available.
PITI-VITI Training & EventsALL EVENTS
28 Jun 2022 - 30 Jun 2022
The Grants Management Overview course will provide updated information about grants guidance, including the responsibilities of recipients and key tasks that must be completed during the project period. This course will be most informative for administrative and program staff who do not have extensive experience in grants management.Read More
12 Jul 2022 - 16 Jul 2022
A key challenge in reporting the results of performance audits is to formulate the report message from the audit data. An additional challenge is to then compile and sequence the audit facts to support that message. Using alternative methods, gain hands-on practice in marshaling the evidence from your audit into findings that answer the audit objectives and present the details in an understanding and convincing manner. Using case exercises, learn to develop findings for compliance, process and control, accomplishment, and impact audits. Students will present a finding developed during an integrated case study.Read More
18 Jul 2022 - 22 Jul 2022
Project Management is a high-demand professional skill in business. You can’t look at a job description without seeing project management skills preferred or required. This class is a great introduction to what project management is and what project management does. This class uses a hands-on interactive approach to teach the high-level techniques needed to manage a project from concept to conclusion.Read More
Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs Announces Executive Leadership Development Program for Public Sector Officials from the U.S. Virgin Islands
May 26, 2022Monique
The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2022 - 2023 cohort of the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP). Public sector employees working for the U.S. Virgin Islands...Read More
Sixty-One American Samoa Government Ethics Officers Complete PITI-VITI’s Ethical Decision-Making Workshop
Apr 01, 2022Ciara
On March 21 and March 28, 2022, sixty-one American Samoa government ethics officers, representing the designated ethics officials for American Samoa Government (ASG) departments, took part in a government-wide training initiative delivered by the Pacific & Virgin Islands Training Initiatives...Read More
Island Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA) Meets Virtually to Discuss Vital Regional Finance Issues
Mar 29, 2022Monique
The Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) has successfully supported the Island Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA) to complete its annual winter conference. On March 24, 2022, sixty government finance officers and officials from US insular governments convened for...Read More
Mar 14, 2022Monique
The Graduate School USA’s Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI), congratulates the twenty-three new Pacific Islands graduates who successfully completed the Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP). A virtual commencement honoring current and future leaders in public...Read More