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YaShika  Odom
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English/Language Arts


·         University of Alabama at Birmingham- Bachelor of Science in Secondary Language Arts

·         Columbus State University- Master of Education in School Counseling

  • 2004- 2013-    7th and 8th Grade English Language Arts
  • 2010- 2013-    Literacy Coach, Lanett City Schools
  • 2013- 2014-    School Counselor, W.O. Lance Elementary and Lanett Junior High 
  • 2014- Present- School Counselor, Lanett Junior High and Lanett High School



I grew up in LaFayette, AL and graduated from LaFayette High School. After high school, I attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where I became fascinated with the education field. While teaching language arts at Lanett Junior High, I was voted teacher of the year for the 2005-2006 and 2012-2013 school years. I received my master’s degree in School Counseling in May of 2013 from Columbus State University. In addition to being the school counselor, I am the co-sponsor of the Lanett Junior High Student Council.