Laurie Laird


Academic Principal

The Oxbow Academy Academic Department is honored to have Laurie Laird as their principal. Laurie recently joined the Academic team after serving as Education Director for fifteen years at an adolescent female residential program along 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 middle and high school. Laurie graduated in secondary education from Brigham Young University and has a Master’s Degree in Educational Counseling. Laurie taught at 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.


  • BA Secondary Ed. BYU, Master of Educational Counseling


  • Laurie enjoys the outdoors, reading, and spending time with her four children and two grandchildren.
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