Ms. Anderson graduated from Springfield High School and went to Bowing Green State University to study mathematics and chemistry education. She taught in Marion, Ohio for one year, coming back to The University of Akron to study data processing. She received an Associate degree. Ms. Anderson came back to education when her young son was in the first grade, and has been teaching mathematics ever since. She went back to The University of Akron again to work on attaining certification is special education. She also has her Master's Degree in Literacy/Reading Education from Walden University. Ms. Anderson has been working in Springfield Schools for 20 years.