Dr. Lynda Byrd-Poller

Get to know Dr. Byrd-Poller


Dr. Lynda Byrd-Poller is the Director for Human Resources, Strategic Planning, and Professional Learning. This is another key leadership position in CCPS that leads and manages all responsibilities of school division employment and recruitment, benefits, salary administration and compensation, employee relations, strategic planning, professional and staff development and training, performance management, certification and licensure of teaching and other licensed staff, and policy development.

Dr. Lynda Byrd-Poller comes to CCPS from York County Public Schools, where she served as the Associate Director for Transformative Learning. Prior to her work in York County, she served as a Human Resources Coordinator, Division Hearing Officer, Data Manager, Principal, Assistant Principal, Minority Student Achievement Coordinator and Teacher in Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Hampton University, a Master’s in Teaching from Regent University, and an Educational Specialist in Administration and Supervision and Doctoral Degree in Human and Organizational Learning from The George Washington University.

Lynda also holds a Virginia Superintendent’s License.