Mr. Ken Calipjo

Lead of Library

The one who will be leading our school libraries at The American School of Vietnam, starting August 2023, is none other than Ken Mervin T. Calipjo, our new Librarian.

Ken is a passionate advocate for information literacy and a dedicated lifelong learner. With a proven track record in developing impactful library programs within international schools in the Philippines and Qatar, Ken is well-equipped to foster student engagement and promote a love for reading among our students.

During his tenure as a Librarian in Qatar and Philippines, Ken spearheaded innovative library events, igniting a passion for books and learning among the students. As a one-man Librarian, he skillfully revamped library spaces, streamlined services, and enhanced cataloging and acquisitions to meet the diverse needs of the school community.

Ken holds the following degrees and certifications:

  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science, University of the Philippines School of Library and Information Studies
  • Registered Librarian, Professional Regulation Commission, Philippines
  • ECIS Level 1 Certificate in Child Protection
  • Google Certified Educator Level 1

His commitment to supporting the school’s mission of educating the whole child is unparalleled. Together with Ken, we aim to create a thriving and dynamic library that fosters a love for reading and lifelong learning. In addition, he loves to travel and do Karaoke.