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Ms. Leigh Byrd


I am so excited to be at Graham A. Barden.  I have worked in education in various capacities for almost 20 years. I am from Virginia, however moved to New Bern 4 years ago.  I have been teaching 6th grade in Pitt County, and I am so excited to be closer to home.  I have one daughter, Ashleigh who lives in Virginia.  I love animals, and I have a rescue cat named Carol Anne.  I am thrilled to be part of the Jet Family and look forward to meeting each of you.  If you have questions, concerns or suggestions, please feel free to email me at