Mrs. Megan O'Dell

Phone: (865) 689-1465


Degrees and Certifications:

BS in Elementary Education, Carson-Newman CollegeMA in Education, Tusculum College working on ED.S in Educational Leadership, University of Tennessee

Mrs. Megan O'Dell

Experience in Knox County Schools:

Leadership Academy Cohort 4, Assistant Principal: Northshore Elementary, 2013-2014
Assistant Principal: Brickey-McCloud Elementary, 2012-2013
TAP Master Teacher: Sarah Moore Greene Elementary, 2011-2012
Curriculum Coach: South Knox Elementary, 2010-2011
Teacher: Sunnyview Primary, 2009-2010
Teacher: East Knox Elementary, 2004-2009
  • I joined Knox County Schools in 2004 as a teacher at East Knox County Elementary. I also served as a teacher at Sunnyview Primary, a Curriculum Coach at South Knox Elementary, and a TAP Master Teacher at Sarah Moore Greene Elementary. I entered administration in 2012 when I was appointed assistant principal at Brickey-McCloud Elementary School. In 2013, I was a fellow in the Leadership Academy and assistant principal at Northshore Elementary School. I was appointed as Principal at Shannondale in 2014.

    I hold a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Carson-Newman University, a Master of Arts degree in Education from Tusculum College and an Education Specialist degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Tennessee.

    I come from a family of educators. I am also married to an educator. My husband, Todd, teaches and coaches at West High School. I have two amazing children. Mallory is 7 and will be entering first grade. Calvin is 4 and full of energy.