Martha Curry- Principal

Mrs. Curry lives in the Man area and is married to Claude Curry, Jr.  She has three children and one grandson.  She loves to travel, garden, and to do crafts.  She attended and graduated from Gilbert High School and Marshall University. She attends Becco United Baptist Church.

Mrs. Curry is a strong advocate of education.  She believes that a good education is required to be successful in life.  She will tell you that a good education can never be taken away from you. A good education will give you the foundation along with a strong work ethic to achieve your dreams.


Jaimie Adkins- Secretary

Jaimie Adkins has been the secretary at Omar Elementary now for 5 years. Each kid that has passed through these halls holds a special place in her heart. In her spare time she enjoys sports, being outside and vacations. When she is not at school, she works as a realtor in our area. Jaimie is married to her wonderful husband, Wes, and they have a son named Jet. They are her sunshine on a cloudy day. She enjoys family, friends and above all else, her faith.

Psalms 86:11 Teach me they way O Lord, I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to fear they name.


Allie Paxton- Pre-K

My name is Allie Paxton! I am the Pre-K teacher for Omar Elementary! I have been teaching for four-plus years, and I enjoy my time teaching children!  I love to read, create art, sing, dance, count numbers, and draw stories with them! We have an amazing adventure in Pre-K! 


Lucy Thomas- ECAT


Roni Kurnava- Kindergarten

Ms. Kurnava is Kindergarten Teacher at Omar Elementary. She has a bachelors in Special Education, Elementary Education, and a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, with emphasis in Special Education. She will be pursuing her PhD in the fall of this year. She is 24 and enjoys hiking/traveling with her family and dog. She is also from Pittsburgh.


Pamela Jobo- Kindergarten Aide


Alexandria Akers- Kindergarten


Kathy Hunt – Kindergarten Aid

Kathy Hunt is an ECCAT Kindergarten aide at Omar Elementary and has been employed with Logan County Schools for fifteen years. This is her first year at Omar. She is married to Ronnie Hunt and is the mother of Brandon and the late Nick Hunt. She resides at Man with her family.


Angela Adkins- 1st Grade

My name is Angela Adkins, I teach 1st grade at Omar Elementary. I graduated from Marshall University and have been teaching for 8 years. I enjoy teaching at Omar because we are all like family here.


Amy Campbell- 2nd Grade


Wendy Edwards- 2nd Grade

Mrs. Edwards grew up in West Virginia but moved to Florida in 1988 where she lived until 2015. She returned to West Virginia and has continued her teaching career here. This is her 26th year teaching. She loves teaching her students about Growth Mindset, having perseverance, and ways to stay healthy emotionally. Mrs. Edwards knows that building relationships with her students is one of the most important ways to provide a classroom culture that encourages autonomy, safety to ask questions and make mistakes, and uniqueness and diversity. Being a mother to Hannah and Derek is her most valued blessing. She feels that being their mother has helped her be a better teacher.


Velma Starr- 3rd Grade

Ms. Starr graduated from Marshall University and has been teaching at Omar Elementary for 8 years. She loves whenever she sees her students engaged and their light bulbs come on.


Michael Williams- 3rd Grade

Mr. Williams graduated from Marshall University and has been teaching at Omar for 5 years. He enjoys building computers and riding motorcycles. He’s married to Janaya and together they have two sons, Talan and Maddox.


Serena Bradley- 4th Grade

My name is Serena Bradley, I teach 4th grade math at Omar Elementary. I graduated from Marshall University and have been teaching since 1995. I enjoy teaching here at Omar because the kids are great and the staff is like a family.


Morgan Christian – 4th Grade


Jessica Smith- Special Education


Carolyn Wagner- Special Needs Aide

Carolyn Wagner is a Special Needs/Transportation aide at Omar Elementary. This is her seventh year at Omar. Carolyn lives at Holden with her husband David and is the proud mother of two adult children, Bridget (Buffy) and Shaun.


Esther Browning- Special Needs Aide

E. Margie Browning is a Special Needs/Transportation aide at Omar Elementary. Margie has been employed with Logan County Board of Education since 2009. She resides at Harts with her husband Wayne and is the proud mother of four children and fourteen grandchildren.


Kelsey Gore- Physical Education

Mrs. Gore earned her degree in Physical Education and Health Education at Marshall University.  Since she graduated from Marshall, she has worked in Logan County at Logan High School, Chapmanville Middle School, and now Omar Elementary.  Mrs. Gore loves spending time with her family, going to church, and playing music.  


Gregory Bailey- Music


Tammy McCleese- Title I

My name is Tammy Smith-McCleese.  I have been teaching 14 years in West Virginia. I earned my Master’s in Elementary Reading/Math in 2009.   I have had the privilege of being part of the Omar Elementary School since 2019.  When I am not at school, I’m spending time with my family.   


Theresa Workman- Title I

Theresa Workman has been a Title 1 teacher at Omar Elementary for three years. She has been employed by Logan County Schools for thirteen years. She resides at Verdunville with her husband Foster, and is the mother of one adult son, Justin Workman who is employed as a bus driver for Logan County Schools. She is the proud grandmother of two grandchildren. In her free time she enjoys traveling to other countries.


Susan Baisden- Cook


Donna Tomblin- Cook


Sebrena Casey- Janitor

Sebrena Casey is the evening shift custodian at Omar Elementary. She has been at Omar for over ten years now, and has been an employee at Logan County Schools for eleven and half years. She resides at Chapmanville with her husband Douglas. She is the mother of three adult daughters and the proud grandmother of two grandsons.


Synthia Glendenning- Janitor

Synthia (Cindy) Glendenning has been day shift custodian at Omar Elementary for five years. She has been employed by Logan County Schools for twelve years. Cindy resides at Lake with her husband Bill. She is the mother of four adult children and two grandchildren.