Kelly Odom has been employed with Hooks ISD for seventeen years. Prior to serving students at HISD she did her intern and resident teaching at HJHS from August 1998, to May 1999 and taught at College Hill Middle School.
Ms. Odom has been in administration for eight years. She began as part-time assistant principal at HJHS from August 2005, until June 2010. Ms. Odom became the assistant principal for Hooks Junior High school June 2014.
- Bill Ratliff Academy Cohort VII, Texas A&M University-Commerce. Completed twelve doctorial hours of credit December 2008.
- Master of Educational Administration December 2003, graduated from Texas A&M University-Texarkana.
- Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies: Academic Specialization in Reading. May 1999, from Texas A&M University-Texarkana.
- Associate in Arts Concentration in Interdisciplinary Studies: May 1999, from Texarkana Community College.
- High School Diploma from Atlanta High School in May 1992, Atlanta, Texas.