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Doreen Byrd

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Doreen Byrd
Lead Parent Educator
Doreen has been with ECAC for the past 20 years. She is the parent of two adult children with disabilities, but Doreen has been involved with families facing disability-related challenges throughout her life. With an educational background in psychology, the education of others has also been a consistent focus. In her many roles, Doreen has provided instruction to children and adults, individual assistance with special education issues, conducted group trainings, and taken advantage of opportunities to effect system-level change. When not at work, Doreen enjoys gardening, cooking, and being active with her church. She loves to explore the natural world and the Blue Ridge Parkway holds a special place in her soul.