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The Lyceum Foundation

The non-profit "Lyceum Foundation" supports busy, working parents by creating individualized academic management plans for kindergarten through 8th grade after school members in an efficient, balanced, and wholesome way.  The Lyceum Foundation coordinates transportation to and from local schools and assists children in their practice, homework, test preparation, and in their scheduled labs for classes such as grade-level math and ELA classes offered through the Foundation and Lyceum Village vendors.  We support busy and working parents as they establish in their children life-long habits of being physically active, making healthy nutrition choices, and encouraging the development of their intellectual vitality.  Through Lyceum Foundation's continued support throughout the years, we believe that the quality of the busy/working parent's "family time" will improve and increase in frequency and that the success in their children's academics and futures as a whole will follow.

Meet the Team




Lyceum Village CEO Darlene Mizumoto, MPH, RDN, has served as the director of the Children's Program for the Central Japanese American Community Church for more than 20 years. She is experienced with Homeschool Education Independent Study Programs and is an expert in the nutritional needs of children. She has trained medical providers in the prevention of childhood obesity. She has also served as chairman of the Scholarship Committee for the Loma Linda University Medical Auxiliary. She is a member of the Board of the Junior Chamber Music organization.


She holds a master's degree in public health as well as a degree as a registered dietitian nutritionist from Loma Linda University.




Lyceum Village Co-Founder Dr. Susan Boettger is the director of keyboard studies at Irvine Valley College. She is also the founder and executive director of the non-profit Junior Chamber Music (JCM) organization with branches in Los Angeles, the Inland Empire, the Conejo Valley, and Orange County. She gained extensive experience recruiting top Southern California teachers and students during 15 years of operating and expanding the JCM.

She earned a doctorate in music from the University of Southern California and a masters degree in piano performance from The Juilliard School. She holds a bachelors degree in mathematics and music from Rice University.




Information about Akiko Leone will be uploaded soon.

Lyceum Village SPC

Lyceum Village SPC is a home to many established OC education programs.  Some of these programs include Junior Chamber Music, Tupperberry Art, Fundamental Chess, EFLAM-ELA, National Junior Basketball, Euro-Gymnastics, and more.  Due to our state-of-the-art facilities, numerous educational programs from throughout Orange County and beyond have grown their programs here.  For more information, please contact Dr. Susan Boettger at or (310) 266-0790.

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