Bethaney LaClair

Title: Chief of Staff, Corporate Secretary, and Executive Director for Office of the President and Board of Trustees
Department: Executive Office

Bethaney LaClair is Chief of Staff and Corporate Secretary for World Learning and the School for International Training. World Learning is an international nonprofit organization that provides education, exchange, and development programs in more than 60 countries. For more than 80 years, World Learning programs has helped empower new generations of global leaders to create a more peaceful, democratic and prosperous world.

In her current role, LaClair oversees the Executive Office administration and World Learning’s corporate operations, communications, and external relations and is the primary liaison to the World Learning Board of Trustees.  Additionally, LaClair manages the Global Advisory Council, which brings together leaders from the arenas of development, education, government, civil society, business, foundations, and international organizations from more than a dozen countries in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas.

LaClair first joined World Learning in 2006 in the Human Resources department where she worked on recruitment, immigration, benefits and compensation and general administration.  In 2008, LaClair moved into the Executive Office, working with the Provost, Chief Executive Officer and Board of Trustees on strategic initiatives and priorities for the organization. 

LaClair earned a BS in business management, with a minor in economics, from Keene State College.