Our Team


Manu Siddhu - Director

Manu believes that true learning takes place when students are free to discover the underlying principles of the world around them through a hands-on, experiential learning model.Manu has spent the last seven years of her professional career developing and implementing innovative childcare educational programs. Manu holds a M.A. in Economics and Associate Degree in Computer Science.

This year, Manu is most excited about starting a brand new STEM-based program at Kepler STEM School while creating bonds with amazing children and families. In this new program, Manu is looking forward to getting students excited about STEM.

Lara Robicheaux - Director of Education

Lara is an educator with over 10 years experience in the classroom and as a curriculum developer. Lara holds  a B.A. in Creative Writing from Florida State University and a Master’s of Childhood Education from Hunter College. She taught in NYC for many years before relocating to Austin.

In Texas, she has worked for an educational non-profit and as a museum educator. Lara is passionate about bringing challenging and creative curriculum to the students at Kepler STEM School. She lives in Round Rock with her husband and son.