Coranna Adams

Private School Executive Director Coranna Adams

Executive Director

Cory Adams has lived in Asheville since 1997 and holds a degree in English literature from Warren Wilson College. As the child of two public school teachers, Cory was drawn to the non-profit world and to Odyssey through her love of learning. Cory began working at Odyssey in 2009, first as an administrative assistant to founding Executive Director John Johnson, then as a teacher and director in the high school program. She began co-leading the school in 2014. Her focus as an administrator is on partnership and collaboration, using Dynamic Governance, the Integral Model, and Compassionate Communication to actualize on strategic planning for the school.

Odyssey School is an independent, non-profit school with a focus on whole child, emotionally intelligent, personalized curriculum for students in PreK-12.

Our mission is to prepare students, families, and educators to lead the 21st century with an authentic sense of self.

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