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Jaynie Lynn O'Dell

media specialist

Jaynie Lynn O'Dell, American media specialist. Achievements include development of model library accelerated reading program. Recipient Improving Literacy award, Owasso Education Foundation, 2003, Discovery award, 2004, award, 2008. Donor, founding member Folds Honor, Owasso, 2009; donor Northeastern State University Golf Program; Member of American Library Association, American Association School Libraries.

Background

O'Dell, Jaynie Lynn was born on February 1, 1966 in Stilwell, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of James Byrl Swepaton and Louise Hummingbird Carr.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 1988. Master of Education, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 1996.

Career

Secondary teacher Kiefer Public Schools, Oklahoma, 1988—1990. Teacher Barnes Elementary, Owasso, 1990—1995. School counselor Middle School, Sixth Grade Center, 1995—2002.

Library media specialist Sixth Grade Center, since 2002. Grief counselor Bailey Elementary School, Owasso, 2000.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of model library accelerated reading program.

Religion

Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in people.

Politics

The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.

Views

It is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

Membership

Donor, founding member Folds Honor, Owasso, 2009. Donor Northeastern State University Golf Program. Member of American Library Association, American Association School Libraries.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, reading.

Connections

Married Samuel Cloyol O'Dell, June 18, 1988. Children: Haley M., Taylor, Madison.

father:
James Byrl Swepaton

mother:
Louise Hummingbird Carr

spouse:
Samuel Cloyol O'Dell

children:
Haley M. O'Dell

Taylor O'Dell

Madison O'Dell