Laura Wilson

Director of Non-Academic Learning Initiatives
491 College Avenue, Orono, ME 04473
Phone: 207.581.2971

Laura Wilson manages skills-based micro-credential development for Cooperative Extension. Her role includes working with faculty, staff, partners, and the UMaine System to ensure that the credentials offered align with the skills needed in Maine’s workforce and that the learning opportunities create opportunities for learners to gain those skills.


  • B.S., Water Resources Management, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, 1994
  • M.S., Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Water Resources Concentration. University of Maine, Orono, Maine, 2004

Professional Organizations:

  • National Science Teachers Association
  • Maine Science Teachers Association
  • American Society of Engineering Education
  • Maine Association of Extension 4-H Agents
  • National Association of Extension 4-H Agents