Laurie Laird, M.Ed.

Laurie recently joined the Discovery Academy team. Discovery Academy works with RedCliff Ascent with the student’s academics. Laurie served as Education Director for fifteen years at an adolescent female residential program, as well as, with one year as Executive Director for a preteen program.

Prior to working in residential treatment, Laurie taught in the public school system, both in junior high and high school. Laurie graduated in secondary education from Brigham Young University and also has a master’s degree in Educational Counseling.

Laurie taught on the college level for six years at the University of Phoenix, in the education and math departments. Passionate about providing quality education experience for youth, Laurie brings her education and experience to best serve the academic program at Discovery Academy and RedCliff Ascent. Laurie enjoys the outdoors, reading, as well as, spending time with her four children and two grandchildren.