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
03 Aug 2021 - 05 Aug 2021
This 3-day virtual course will provide information about how to access guidance on compliance, how to update program/project narratives and how to avoid financial pitfalls. In addition, this course will provide information about how to prepare a continuation application, the steps that need to be taken to make changes to the grant as well as the concept of carryover and explain how to prepare a carryover request.Read More
19 Aug 2021 - 19 Aug 2021
All APIPA 2021 courses will be delivered via Zoom. If you are unfamiliar with Zoom, the APIPA Secretariat will be hosting two options Zoom orientation sessions. Click on the links below to join the session at the appointed time. In addition to these practice sessions, the APIPA Secretariate has prepared a list of Frequently Asked Zoom questions, which you can review and download.Read More
20 Aug 2021 - 20 Aug 2021
All APIPA 2021 courses will be delivered via Zoom. If you are unfamiliar with Zoom, the APIPA Secretariat will be hosting two optional ZOOM orientation sessions. In addition to these practice sessions, the APIPA Secretariate has prepared a list of Frequently Asked Zoom questions, which you can review and download.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
The Road to Recovery: Further Updating the Economic Impact of COVID-19 and Strategies for Mitigation in the Republic of Palau
Feb 28, 2021Jason
The Graduate School USA’s Economic Monitoring and Analysis Program (EconMAP), with funding support from the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs and the Asian Development Bank, has published a new Technical Note, The Road to Recovery: Further Updating the Economic Impact...Read More
PITI-VITI Completes Training for Pacific Island Accountability Professionals on Auditing COVID Spending
Oct 27, 2020Jason
The Graduate School USA’s Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives hosted “Auditing COVID Spending in the Pacific Islands: Opportunities and Challenges,” professional training held virtually on October 20, 2020. The training was funded through the Office of Insular Affairs’ technical...Read More