Laura Biggs

College Director And Instructor


I have been instructing post-secondary Biology courses since 2005, and joined the PHC instructional team in 2010. At PHC, I was the College Administrator from 2010 to 2014 and have been the College Director since 2017.

PHC Courses Taught:

Botany (Certificate program), Plant Health (Level 4), Integrated Pest Management


B.Sc. in Biology & Chemistry, University of British Columbia Okanagan, 2006

M.Sc. in Biology, University of British Columbia Okanagan, 2009

BC Provincial Instructor Diploma, Vancouver Community College, 2012

Certificate in Online Instruction, Vancouver Community College, 2013

M.Ed. in Post-Secondary Curriculum & Instruction, Simon Fraser University, 2017


I am inspired by our students and their passion for plants and the environment. It is truly rewarding to watch our students develop their skills, grow their careers, and make positive contributions to the world. In addition, I am inspired by the book “Finding the Mother Tree” by Suzanne Simard.

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