Skip to main content
Teach for America Washington Executive Director Tony Byrd

Tony Byrd

Los Angeles '93

Executive Director

Teach For America Washington

Tony Byrd entered the education sector as a corps member in 1993, and his experience as a bilingual sixth grade teacher in a low-income school in Pasadena, California, prompted him to pursue advanced degrees in education policy and administration and dedicate his life to public education.

Read more about Tony Right Arrow

Meet the Washington Regional Team

Photo of staff member Sylvia

Chief of Staff

Sylvia Koodrich

Photo of staff member Shawna

Assistant to the Executive Director

Shawna Lee

Photo of staff member Eri

Director, Corps Continuum

Eri Higashi Durnell

Photo of staff member Hilary

Director, Leadership Development

Hilary Gray

Photo of staff member Rikki

Manager, Teacher Leadership Development

Rikki Vincent

Photo of staff member Natalie

Managing Director, Alumni Leadership and Community

Natalie Hanni

Photo of staff member Peyton

Manager, Communications and Grassroots Engagement

Peyton Laughlin

Photo of staff member Emma

Managing Director, Development and Operations

Emma Smith

Photo of staff member Jennifer

Coordinator, Regional Development and Operations

Jennifer Ho