Laurie Hittman Ph.D. has been actively involved in education for over 35 years. During her career, Laurie has been a teacher, administrator, consultant, author, researcher, and grant writer. Over time, Laurie has facilitated hundreds of groups. She has been a Courage and Renewal Facilitator, prepared by the Center for Courage and Renewal, since 2007. Currently, she teaches graduate level courses on a part time basis for St. Mary’s University, Winona, MN. Laurie is also involved in a variety of local and national volunteer and fundraising activities with a focus on under-served and disadvantaged populations.