Laurel Evans is our admissions director here at Orinda Academy. This is her fifth year in this position coordinating financial aid, advertising/marketing and the admissions office, in addition to being the student council advisor. Prior to coming to OA she was a first grade teacher for 4 years at a small private school in Oakland. She got her B.A. in film and digital media from U.C. Santa Cruz, and her multiple subject clear credential from Cal State East Bay. She grew up in the Bay Area and currently lives in Concord with her husband and two and a half-year-old son. She enjoys hiking, reading, traveling, watching movies, going to baseball games and taking her son to the park and zoo.