Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Justin O'Dell

Justin O’Dell, M.A.T

8th Grade ELA Teacher

(816) 316-7700


Years of teaching experience:

8 years of experience


Area of expertise (if you have extended education in a particular subject)

Critical Behavior Response, Self Care and Mental Health Awareness, Social Studies and English Language Arts


Educational background

Masters of Arts in Teaching, University of Central Missouri

Bachelor of Science in Fire Science and Safety Management, U.C.Mi


Why I Chose Education as My Career of Choice

The relationships I formed with my teachers growing up helped me define myself. From truly enjoying learning, to navigating this world I share with so many others, I owe any successes I  have had  to my best teachers. What better way to pay them back, than to emulate them in teaching and serving my students. 


Personal Interests

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family exploring the many great things in the KC