Superintendent of Summit School District, Board of Trustees
Dr. Byrd has been the Superintendent of Summit School District since 2022, leading the School District of over 3,500 students in nine schools with over 600 employees. Dr. Byrd is a strong leader in education, moving to Summit County after being the Executive Director of Teach for America in Washington and has had a career with various education leadership roles and teaching positions. Dr. Byrd has a passion in providing educational opportunities for all children, and he has driven many education initiatives particularly for immigrants or students who have English as their second language. He is also a leader in increasing opportunities for non-traditional learners and Career Tech, and he is partnering with The Summit Foundation on Project Thrive, our after-school enrichment initiative. Dr. Byrd and his wife live in Summit County and are enjoying everything our beautiful community has to offer.