Scholars' Hope Foundation
Building the Foundation for Success
Scholars' Hope has evolved through the years to meet the ever-changing demands that students face in their education and in life.
Our team is highly trained to address your students' unique needs. We provide personalized attention and support that will motivate your child to actualize their full potential.
Through whole child instruction, Scholars’ Hope’s mission is to lay a balanced foundation for success through academic, social and emotional development to achieve personal well being, essential life skills, and a lifelong love of learning.
21st Century Whole Child Approach
We are at a pivotal point in human history in which student stress levels are at an all time high. At Scholars’ Hope, we firmly believe the social-emotional wellness of every student impacts their ability to succeed academically.
Scholars’ Hope Foundation is a supplemental enrichment program. Our proven, whole child approach provides each student with the vital skills necessary to navigate life’s stressors by becoming the best version of themselves.
We utilize 1 to 1 and group coaching, academic support, and the development of emotional intelligence to support resilient, confident and successful students.
What We provide:
Personalized, one on one and group coaching with a credentialed teacher
Regular access to a SEL guidance counselor
Individualized college readiness
Career development and exploration
Meet The Team
We have high quality, trained staff that addresses your child's individual needs. We provide online personalized attention and support that will motivate your child to actualize their full potential.
Chief Executive Officer
Colleen has been with Scholars’ Hope since 2011. In her time with SHF, she has led the organization and stewarded its growth from a field trip based program to an in depth academic and social emotional learning environment based on the latest educational research.
Director of Education
Emily has her Masters in School Counseling with a Concentration in Bilingual School Counseling and her Bachelors degree in Psychology from the University of San Francisco. Emily has provided social emotional school counseling to students from various grade levels, including elementary, middle, and high school. She believes social emotional learning plays an integral role in students' academic achievement and growth. She also has experience as a college counselor guiding high school students step-by-step throughout the application and admissions process. Emily loves supporting her students and connecting with them.
High School Educator
Dana was born and raised in Southern California. She graduated from Cal State Long Beach with a Bachelor's Degree in Health Science, Community Health Education.
Lauren has been with Scholars' Hope Foundation since 2017. She oversees all of our Social Media and website design. She has her Associates of Arts in Sciences from Everett Community College . She is passionate about making sure that anyone who wants to succeed can with the right guidance from Scholars' Hope.
Claudia Gomez Psychologist
Claudia R. Gomez has
worked with our parent
program for two years. She is
Psychologist from San Diego
She has worked in the high
school setting for 17 years by
counseling services for
students of all grades. She
also coordinates intervention
meetings to address
difficulties with academics,
attendance or behavior. One
of her passions is working
with parents and providing
information and resources
related to adolescent
Board of Directors
Chair of the Board
Principal, J.H. Mcgaugh Elementary
Los Alamitos Unified School District
Vice Chair of the Board
Mullin Capital & Asset Management, LLC
Treasurer of the Board
CFO, Menlo Micro
Secretary of the Board
Member at Large
Chartered Financial Consultant, ChFC
Chatterton & Associates
Our Partners & Supporters
Ueberroth Family Foundation
Crevier Family Foundation
Wells Fargo Foundation
Green Family Foundation
Orange County Community Foundation
Tony & October Gonzalez
Teach a Man to Fish Foundation
US Bank Foundation
Assistance League of Huntington Beach
Huntington Beach City School District
Huntington Beach Union High School District