Lynda Byrd-Poller

Lynda Byrd-Poller

Educational Background

  • Ed.D, Human and Organizational Learning, George Washington University
  • Educational Specialist, Administration and Supervision, George Washington University
  • Master's, Teaching: Curriculum and Instruction, Regent University
  • Bachelor's, Elementary Education NK-8, Hampton University

Teaching Experience

  • Adjunct Professor, Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA, Department of Leadership and American Studies
  • Adjunct Professor, Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA
  • Adjunct Professor, George Washington University, Hampton, VA
  • Adjunct Professor, Hampton University, Hampton, VA

Areas of Study & Training

  • Organizational Studies: Leadership, Culture, Change, Learning, Evaluation, Development
  • Teaching: Curriculum & Instruction
  • Staff & Professional Development
  • Project-based learning – Buck Institute Trained
  • Educational Support: Research & Analysis
  • Strategic Planning and Management
  • Project Management
  • Student Conduct – Discipline
    • Restorative Justice, Trained Facilitator
    • Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS)
  • Multicultural and Diversity Education
  • Community Study Circle, Trained Facilitator
  • National Multicultural Institute Diversity, Trained Facilitator

Honors & Awards

  • Ralph Stone Award – Servant Leadership, GWU 2013
  • Assistant Principal GWU Academy 2001
  • Most Likely to Succeed – WJCC Superintendent’s Award

Selected Publications

  • Ford, V., Farmer, J., & Byrd-Poller, L. (2021). 21st Century Leadership in Times of Global Change and Organizational Trauma. In Role of Leadership in Facilitating Healing and Renewal in Times of Organizational Trauma and Change (pp. 1-20). IGI Global.
  • Byrd-Poller, L., Farmer, J. L., & Ford, V. (Eds.). (2021). Role of Leadership in Facilitating Healing and Renewal in Times of Organizational Trauma and Change. IGI Global.
  • Nunnery, J., & Byrd-Poller, L. (2012). Learning and Development After School. In Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning (pp. 1773-1776). Springer US.
  • Byrd-Poller, L. D. (2013, February 26). Exploring the Relationship between Role Conflict, Role Ambiguity and General Perceived Self-Efficacy: A Quantitative Study of Secondary Assistant Principals. Dissertation. Washington, DC: The George Washington University.
  • Byrd-Poller, L., Farmer, J. L., & Ford, V. (2017). The Role of Leaders in Facilitating Healing After Organizational Trauma. In S. Háša, & R. Brunet-Thornton (Eds.), Impact of Organizational Trauma on Workplace Behavior and Performance (pp. 318-340). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-2021-4.ch014