Diane R Laird, Founder of Laird Institute along with her husband William, opened their first campus in Salem, NH in 1994 serving and educating students from Massachusetts, Maine and Vermont. Six months later opened their second campus in Bedford, NH and in 1997 opened their third campus in Portsmouth, NH. In 2009 after much work became an accredited school with NACCAS and approved by the Federal Dept. of Education. Diane is still very active and plays an integral role in the success of its students and School as Director of Enrollment and Program Promoter.