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.
GFOA 2022 Summer Meeting
The 2022 GFOA and IGFOA summer meetings will be held in Austin, TX, from June 4-9, 2022. Click for details.
APIPA Conference 2022
The 33rd annual APIPA Conference will be held the summer of 2022. Additional details will be posted as available.
IGFOA Winter Meeting
The IGFOA Winter Meeting will be held virtually in March, 2022. Additional details are now. available.
PITI-VITI Training & EventsALL EVENTS
08 Aug 2022 - 12 Aug 2022
Risk cannot be avoided. So, the best way to manage an unavoidable situation is to plan for and identify the potential obstacles and possible solutions. This class revolves around the advanced practices for identifying, communicating, managing, and controlling project risks. This class is very interactive and includes discussions, hands-on exercises, scenarios, and case studies.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
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
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
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