Hurley J. Odom is a first year counselor at Columbia Heights Educational Campus and an adjunct professor at Northern Virginia Community College, Manassas and Woodbridge, VA campus. He is from Suffolk, VA and has been living in the Northern Virginia area since 2008. Mr. Odom is a 2005 graduate of Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA with a Bachelors degree in Psychology. In the fall of 2005 He entered into the Community/Clinical Psychology Masters program at Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA. After careful consideration and deep thought of his talents and gifts, he transitioned into the Urban Education/School Counseling program. He then graduated from Norfolk State University in 2007 after being in the program only a year. He is currently working on his Educational Specialist degree in Supervision/Administration with a concentration in Special Education.
He has worked as a substitute teacher with Suffolk Public Schools, in Suffolk, VA adjunct psychology professor with Tidewater Community College and an after school tutor with Suffolk Public Schools in Suffolk, VA.
He is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., American School Counseling Association and the American Counseling Association and serves on several committees within Prince William County Schools. With the help of his family and friends he has been guided to the field of education and has dedicated his life to it.
He has been quoted as saying “It is my responsibility as an educator, to be a role model and a positive representation for the youth of today so that they will be productive citizens of tomorrow.”