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.
2020 GFOA Conference
The 2020 GFOA and IGFOA conferences will be held virtually from May-July, 2020, over a six week period.
2020 APIPA Conference
The 31st annual APIPA Conference will be held virtually from August 3-14, 2020.
PITI-VITI Training & EventsALL EVENTS
02 Feb 2021 - 03 Feb 2021
This 4-hour workshop delivered in 2-hour sessions over 2 days (4 CPE) addresses commonethical problem areas for government employees. It focuses on the importance of culturein maintaining an ethical work environment.Read More
09 Feb 2021 - 11 Feb 2021
This course deals with the auditor’s role in contract auditing and emphasizes the knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate contract proposals and audit contractor billings.Read More
17 Feb 2021 - 19 Feb 2021
The course contains a series of connected topics relating to the conduct of financial auditsand investigations. The sessions will include interactive lectures, case studies and discussionof current audits to enable participants to best implement course concepts in their audit work.Read More
PITI-VITI Completes Training for Pacific Island Accountability Professionals on Auditing COVID Spending
28 Oct 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
Executive Leadership Development Program Launches 2021 Cohort with 40 Public Servants from the Pacific and U.S. Virgin Islands
17 Oct 2020Jason
A promising group of 40 public servants from throughout the U.S. affiliated insular areas represent the 2021 Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP) Cohort. The ELDP is funded by the U. S. Department of Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs and administered by the Graduate School USA’s...Read More
APIPA is Applauded for 31st Annual Island Audit Training Conference, Held Virtually From August 3–14, 2020
31 Aug 2020Jason
The Association of Pacific Islands Public Auditors (APIPA) pivoted from its annual in-person conference to deliver a virtual conference on August 3 to 14, 2020, and was congratulated for a successful gathering of almost 700 participants from audit, finance, grants management, and other offices at...Read More
09 Jun 2020Jason
The Island Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA) held their first virtual conference this Summer from May 26 to May 27, 2020. The IGFOA virtual conference convened over 60 finance ministers and government finance officials from the U.S. territories of American Samoa, Guam, the...Read More