Mrs. Anderson earned an Ed.S. in Educational Leadership from William Woods University. She received her M.A. in Special Education and her B.S. in Elementary Education and Special Education from Northwest Missouri State University.
Mrs. Anderson has served as principal of Bessie Ellison since 2014. She served as an administrative intern at Parkway and Hosea Elementary Schools prior to her selection as Ellison principal. She was honored as the exemplary new principal by the regional chapter of the MAESP in 2016.