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Carlton  Odom
5th grade Science ext. 2230
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 I graduated from Hillsboro High and Belmont University with a B.S. in education.


I did my student teaching in Nashville at JT Moore Middle School in 1990.  I taught school in Savannah Ga. from 1990 to 1995. My family and I moved back to Middle Tennessee and I landed a job at Sycamore Intermediate School in 1995 teaching Science, Language Arts, and Reading. Later Sycamore Intermediate changed to Sycamore Middle School and I am teaching in my 22nd year(2016-2017) at SMS. 


A Nashville native, I spent 5 years in Savannah Ga at the beginning of my career. In 1995 I moved back to Middle Tennessee with my family and started working at Sycamore. I have been here for 21 years. I have three adult aged children.

Though I have taught all subjects, my favorite is Science.

My favorite foods are all the ones that are not good for you. I do eat the healthy ones, but really enjoy the not so healthy ones.

In my spare time I am an amateur kitchen rehabber, at least for the last year or so. The next project will probably be the bathrooms.

I feel like we have a very good thing at Sycamore Middle. I've been here for 21 years and its hard to imagine going anywhere else. I've taught at other schools and substituted at several. Sycamore has changed and grown and progressed in all positive ways over the years. I haven't experienced a place as special as Sycamore.