Laura Swan is the Executive Director of Lambton Centre in Lambton Shores, Ontario. With close to twenty years of experience as a classroom teacher, teacher-leader, and administrator, Laura has turned her focus to outdoor and land-based education. She holds an M.Ed in School Leadership from Dordt University and degrees from the University of Auckland and the University of Guelph. A diverse practitioner, Laura also holds certifications and training in Restorative Practice, Te Kotahitanga (Indigenous education), and Gifted and Talented Education. Her teaching experience encompasses a wide range of subjects, including English, business, dance, philosophy, leadership, and technology. Laura’s experience extends across public, state, and Christian education systems, including a decade living and working in New Zealand. Relational pedagogy, education outside the classroom, community partnerships, creativity, and innovation are all part of Laura’s philosophy of education. She is passionate about empowering students in and through their learning experiences to embrace their abilities, gifts, and interests as Image-bearers, acting as change-makers, and living into God’s story.