About our founder
Dr. KT Schellenberg Bell is the Founder, CEO and Advocate-In-Chief of the Learning Lab. As a consultant and public speaker she helps organizations, institutions and individuals create opportunities from exceptionalities. Whether navigating compliance issues, creating accessibility focused systems, or teaching self-advocacy, KT is driving towards a future where everyone has the knowledge, motivation and organization to succeed.
She has a rich background in education, advocacy, and the law and is fueled by her personal lived experience with an exceptionality. Her vision of a more inclusive world is supported by actionable tools that help people understand their rights and opportunities, sustain their motivation, and navigate complex organizational structures.
With over a decade of experience, KT is a highly-sought after educator and lawyer, who graduated magna cum laude from USC with an EdD in Education and Organizational Leadership and an MA in Teaching. On top of her education credentials she holds a JD from UCLA in law and passed the California State Bar in 2008. Her academic work and research have focused on the intersection of education, disability and the law.