Selma Neel

First and Second Grade Homeroom Teacher



Selma is originally from the Asheville area, and loves living and teaching in our beautiful mountains. She has a B.A. in Elementary Education from UNC Chapel Hill and 6 years of teaching experience in kindergarten and first grade. She has worked in public and private settings here in North Carolina as well as abroad. She became part of the Odyssey community in 2017, starting in the K/1st classroom and now teaching in the 1st/2nd classroom. She is thrilled to continue teaching 1st grade this year!

Outside of school, she likes to read, hike, sew, and paint. She takes any opportunity she can to share her interest in the arts with her students. She also loves to travel and explore different cultures and seeks to bring a multicultural perspective into the classroom. 

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

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