Odyssey Welcomes Two New Faculty MembersMeet the latest additions to Odyssey’s team of dedicated educators: Jessica Eyring, School Counselor
Ms. Eyring will serve as Odyssey’s school counselor. She joins Odyssey with seven years experience working as a school counselor in Baltimore County Public Schools. During that time, her responsibilities included: delivering mental health services through individual and small group settings, facilitating classroom lessons to support academic, social and emotional development, providing resources to teachers and parents to support social skill development, decision making, anxiety management, friendship skills, and more. In addition, Ms. Eyring served on the school’s equity team and provided professional development training on topics including behavior management strategies, school climate, self-care, and mindfulness. She holds a dual Bachelors in PR & Communication and Rhetorical Studies from Syracuse University and a Masters of Education in School Counseling, with a certification for K-12, from Loyola University Maryland.
My Favorite Book is... Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
I would describe my time at Odyssey so far as... Welcoming | Comfortable | Collaborative
"I am passionate about helping students build self-confidence and resilience. I hope I can infuse my joy of learning and self-discovery into my work with students. I am excited to be a part of such a tight-knit community!"
Danielle Williams, Middle School Social Studies Teacher
Ms. Williams joins Odyssey as a Middle School Social Studies Teacher. She holds a B.A. in Psychology and Education Studies from Goucher College with advanced coursework in Spanish. Her areas of expertise include socioemotional learning, Universal Design for Learning and multicultural education. Prior to joining Odyssey full-time, Danielle served as an Odyssey summer camp faculty member.
My Favorite Book is... Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
I would describe my time at Odyssey so far as... Enlightening | Invigorating | Welcoming
"I joined Odyssey to take part in a community that prioritizes holistic, accessible, and relevant education for students with varied learning needs."