Phakdee Mangmiwatthana, PH.D.
Licensee, Director & Co-Founder

California Prep International School, Saraburi

BA, SAUC, Singapore

MA, AIIAS, Philippines
Ph.D., NIDA, Thailand


Professional Experience

Dean of Faculty, Business Administration: Asia-Pacific International Univerity
Associate Professor, Business Department: Asia-Pacific International University, Saraburi

Board Chair: Ekamai International School, Bangkok
President: Thailand Adventist Mission, Bangkok, Thailand
Vice-President for Student Affairs: Mission College (now Asia Pacific International University), Muaklek, Thailand
Director & Co-Founder: Saint John Mary International School, Saraburi, Thailand
Director, Co-Founder, & Licensee: California Prep International School, Kaeng Khoi, Saraburi, Thailand
Licensee, Co-Founder & Business Manager: Khon Kaen International School, Kaeng Khoi, Saraburi, Thailand

Adelino T. Libato, PH.D.

Co-Board Chairman / Co-Founder / Academic Administator
California Prep International School (Kaeng Khoi, Saraburi)


  • Ph.D.- Educational Administration/Management, Central Mindanao University (CMU), Philippines. (1987-1992). CMU is a government-operated university. (with Personnel Management or HRM)
  • M.A.- Adventist University of the Philippines (AUP), Silang, Cavite, Philippines
  • M.A.- Adventist International Institute of Advanced Students (AIIAS is operated by the General Conference of the SDA in Maryland, USA. Sister institutions: Loma Linda University, CA and Andrews University, MI, USA)
  • AB Theology (+Education & Business Credits) Mountain View College, Valencia, Bukidnon
    Diploma (Leadership & Management), Southern Christian College, Midasayap, Cotobato

Current Positions:

  • Co-Board Chair/Co-Founder/Academic Administrator: California Prep International School (Saraburi, Thailand)

  • Board Chair/Co-Founder/Academic Consultant: American Prep International School (Hat Yai, Thailand)

  • Chair, Advisory Board: Anglo Singapore International School (Bangkok, Thailand)

  • Consultant (Management, OB, OD, HR) with CPIS Team: International Schools & Establishments (Asia)

  • Vice-President for Human Resources- Thailand Based: Health and Education Foundation Inc. (Stegman Pkwy, Jersey City, NJ 07305)

Former Positions/Experiences:

  • CEO-Board Chair/WASC-Academic Consultant, Siam International School, Rangsit, Pathumtani, Thailand
  • WASC Consultant, Adventist International Mission School, Asia-Pacific International University
  • Principal/Acting Director (Academic Administrator & AP Coordinator), Ekamai International School, Sukhumvit 37
  • Principal/Consultant, St. John Mary International School, Saraburi, Thailand (2005-2007)
  • ETS CETAS Administrator/Co-founder, SJMIS TOEFL Center, Saraburi, Thailand
  • Deputy Director for Development/WASC Consultant, Trinity International School, BKK
  • Board Chair/CIS-WASC Consultant: Anglo Singapore International School (Bangkok, Thailand)
  • Principal (Founding Days), AIIAS International Elementary School, Silang, Cavite (1992-1994) and Mountain View Academy (MVC), Mindanao, Philippines (1988-1990)

Teaching & Sabbatical:

  • Associate Professor, School of Graduate Studies, AIIAS, Silang, Cavite. Teaching Ph.D. & MBA courses in AIIAS & its Distance Learning Centers in various Asian countries (Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, etc.): Leadership & Administration, Organizational Behavior, HRM/HRD, Organizational Theory, Supervision & Instruction, & Youth Leadership. Seminary course taught: Church Administration, Advanced Strategies in Teaching Bible

  • Acting Dean/Chair, School of Graduate Studies & Educational Studies Dept., AIIAS and Director of Degree Program (MA Religious Education), AIIAS, Philippines

  • Sabbaticals (Research & Seminars) in various universities: UCLA, Harvard, Stanford, Wharton Business School, ECLA-Berkeley, Oxford, Cambridge, Stern Business School-NYU, MIT-Boston, CA & London.

  • Professor; Dean-School of Liberal Arts and Business; Department Chair; Principal: Mountain View College, Mindanao

  • Visiting Lecturer at Asia-Pacific International University, Muak Lek, Saraburi and Philippine Christian University, Manila, Philippines In Consortium with Belarmine Global Education, Bangkok, Thailand


Accreditation Experience:

  • 1988: Chair, MVC, First ACSC Accreditation Visit (College & Academy)
  • 1997: Coordinator, 1st AIIAS PAASCU accreditation visit (February)
  • 1998: Co-Chair, AIIAS Coordinating Task Force for the Level II PAASCU visit, Philippines
  • 2003: Academic Council Chair/Leadership Team Chair, Ekamai International School (EIS) for the Team Visit, Western Association of Schools & Colleges (WASC), California, USA. EIS was awarded a 6-year accreditation from 2004 to 2010
  • 2005-2008: Consultant, WASC Accreditation for TRIS, SIS, SJMIS, TAM, etc.
  • 2009-2016: WASC/CIS Accreditation Consultant to several international schools in Thailand

Who's Who List:

"The global online community of Filipino graduate scholars harnessing information technology to
attain international recognition." (Thesis) Ph.D., Central Mindanao University (Dissertation)

Note: Accreditation Training Attended- PAASCU, AAA, WASC, CIS, WES, & ACSC-AA (Bangkok, Saigon, Kuala Lumpur, San Francisco- CA, Philippines- Cebu/Cagayan de Oro, etc.)

Publication/Contribution and Other Highlights:

  • Contributor, Ellen G. White Encyclopedia, ISBN: 9780828025041, Review and Herald Publishing, USA, Copyright 2014

  • Wrote two correspondence courses for AIIAS on "Organizational Behavior" and "Secondary School Principalship" for AIIAS (1993-96)

  • Presenter, "In-servicing of Christian Teachers Toward the Integration of Faith Learning and Life" at the International Conference of Christian College Teaching, Union College, Lincoln, Nebraska & Published in "Christ in the Classroom", Vol. 2, Washington, D.C.: Institute for Christian Teaching 1991. (Also presenter in Palo, Leyte SDA National Teachers' Convention-1988)

  • Contributed an article titled, "Putting the 'Team' in Teamwork", International Forum, School of Graduate Studies, AIIAS. ISSN 0119- 2000. October. This was read to the faculty of Trinity College, Manila on February 21, 2000

  • Contributed an article titled, "Giant overall mission/vision rediscovered in church-related institutions", International Forum, School of Graduate Studies, AIIAS, ISSN 0119-2000. April

  • Contributed an article titled, "The Theo-Scriptura Worldview: A Viable Option for 21st-century Educators", Intl. Forum, School of Graduate Studies, AIIAS, 0119-2001, April

  • MA Thesis: "A Survey on Personal Values of the Adventist Seniors in Luzon", Master's Thesis, Philippine Union College or Adventist University of the Philippines (1983)

  • Ph.D. Dissertation: "Determinants of Administrators' Facilitative Instructional Leadership in the Philippines" Doctoral Dissertation, Central Mindanao University, Bukidnon (1992)

  • Adviser/External Critic: Theses and Dissertations in AIIAS, AUP, Cavite & University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City

  • Speaker (Motivational/Spiritual/Seminar): Myanmar, New Jersey, California, Micronesia, Thailand, & Philippines; Recent: AYA Conferences, EIS, Bangkok (Dec 15, 2018) & MVAT Conference, EIS, Bangkok (Dec 1, 2018)

  • Former Member of AMA (New York), ASCD (Virginia, USA), and other societies

  • Panelist: 60th Anniversary of Thai-Phil Diplomatic Relations, August 7, 2010, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok (Other panel members: Thai Ambassador to Philippines, Philippine Ambassador to Thailand, and a Thai Professor)

  • Certificate: Awarded for passing the first Teachers Board examination for teachers in Manila: "Pambansang Lupon sa mga Guro (1979)

  • Certificate: Awarded Teacher's License in Thailand (2007-2008)

  • Certificate: Awarded an Administrator Certificate (2005-2012) by the Office of Education, Southeast Asia Union Mission of the SDA, Singapore

  • President: MVC Alumni Association; MVC Coop; MVC Student Association; Boys' Dorm Association; AUP Graduate School Student Association; Joint AUP-AIIAS Graduating Class

  • Editing Experience: Editor of MVC School Paper and Associate Editor of MVC Yearbook


NUENGNALIN TAWINNO, M.Ed. (On Thesis Writing)

Deputy Director for Operations / PR / School Manager
California Prep International School, Saraburi



Assistant Principal
Saint John Mary International School, Saraburi

Math and Science Teacher

Saint John Mary International School, Saraburi

Homeroom Adviser of Grades 1, 7, 9, & 10 
Saint John Mary International School, Saraburi

Math and Science Teacher 

California Prep International School, Saraburi 

M.Ed. Educational Administration (On Thesis Writing) 

Valaya Alongkorn University, Rangsit
B.S., (Mathematics), Minor in Biology 

Asia-Pacific International University, Muaklek

National Environmental Education (NEED) Training (2009)
Teacher Professional Training
Asia Pacific International University (2008)


Registrar and Admission

michael alcaide

MS / HS Coordinator


Elementary Coordinator

Michelle Alcaide

Kindergarten Coordinator

Jongrak Phenglia


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Saraburi 18110, Thailand

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