our vision

Empower every student to communicate with confidence, care, and compassion, leading the next generation to health and economic prosperity.  

our mission

Engage, inspire and transform through the power of communications, using innovative tools and technologies, and partnering with Orange County Department of Education (OCDE & ITOF), to advance environmental literacy and health literacy.

our values

Everything we do communicates who we are. We honor each other and live daily by these values at the Learning Lab. We believe that all students are born with a unique gift that only they can bring to the world. 

Respect & Integrity

Empathy & Inclusion

Equity & Diversity

Excellence & Resilience

Courage & Leadership

Connection & Compassion

Our team

We believe in supporting all students to develop communications and leadership skills, preparing them to meet current and future challenges, and empowering them to fulfill their potential to imagine and realize a better world.
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Gisele Nguyen

Parent, Sr. Director, Keynote Speaker, Educator, Business Coach, and Former Director of Fortune 25 Companies with over 20 years of experience in business, technology & education.


Andy Parks

Advisor, Parent, Former Global Marketing Executive, and Kuolt Professor, Business Management & Marketing at Central Washington University

Yarib Dheming

Parent, Outreach Manager for Inside the Outdoors, an environmental education organization administered by OCDE with 20 years of experience in outdoor education.


Anne San Roman

Advisor, Parent & Principal of Fairmont Elementary School with 25 years in public education. 


Roy Gill

Parent, Co-Founder & Chair of LifOpps, Former Vice President & Financial Controller with 25 years of experience in Finance & Engineering

Our Partners


reach Foundation

Supports and provides learning opportunities to Placentia Yorba Linda Unified School District.

The mission is to enrich, inspire and engage learners through educational experiences in collaboration with PYLUSD, advocating for 21st-century learning skills: critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication.


Inside the outdoors

Inside the Outdoors is a unique and hands-on environmental education program serving over 120,000 participants per school year. 

The mission is to empower students, teachers, parents, and the community to explore natural areas and expand their knowledge, understanding, and stewardship of the environment through our Virtual Programs​ for 2021/2022Field TripsTraveling Scientist, and Community programs.