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
30 Nov 2021 - 07 Dec 2021
Government organizations perform well when they have talented and committed employees. This four-hour workshop will offer an overview of employee engagement, why it is important, how to measure it, and how to acheive a permanent culture of engagement.Read More
30 Nov 2021 - 30 Nov 2021
A suite of auditing standards – SAS 134 through SAS 140 will be effective starting December 15, 2021, which will impact the financial statement audits and thus auditees. Changes include a revised audit report format, optional reporting of Key Audit Matters, additional procedures for related party transactions, and additional communications to those in governance.Read More
05 Dec 2021 - 09 Dec 2021
Project Management is 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 conclusionRead 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. The conference was funded through the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs technical assistance program and provided by the...Read More
Jul 24, 2021Jason
When the Department of the Interior and the Graduate School USA started designing the Executive Leadership Development Program in 2007, we had Jimbo—and people like him—in mind. Even at 31 years old, Jimbo demonstrated a remarkable commitment to leadership and a desire to serve his...Read More
May 04, 2021Jason
The Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) program has released Performeter Reports based on the FY19 financial statements for the U.S. territories of American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, as well as the Freely Associated States, which...Read More
Apr 17, 2021Jason
The Island Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA) concluded their second virtual meeting this month from March 23 to March 24, 2021. The IGFOA winter conference convened around 70 finance officers and government finance officials from the U.S. territories of American Samoa, Guam, the...Read More