Jennings, Mo (KSDK) -- Dr. Tiffany Anderson will be the new Jennings School District superintendent after current Superintendent of SChools Clarence Holman retires after serving three years in the position.
Anderson will take over on July 1, 2012.
Dr. Anderson is originally from St. Louis and she graduated with her doctoral degree from Saint Louis University. Dr. Anderson has been a public school administrator for 14 years, serving in a myriad of roles that include that of principal, assistant superintendent, chief academic officer, and superintendent.
After successfully serving as an assistant superintendent in the Rockwood School District, Dr. Anderson began her role as a superintendent in the 10,000-student Montgomery County Public Schools in Virginia, a district that serves 20 schools in four different localities.
During her tenure in Montgomery County, each district school gained accreditation and multiple schools were recognized under the Governor's Competence to Excellence Award.
During her seven years as superintendent, Dr. Anderson has been at the forefront of numerous initiatives aimed at college preparation. She has improved achievement and closed achievement gaps in rural, urban and in suburban public school districts.
When Dr. Anderson moved back to Missouri, she continued her mission of eliminating achievement gaps as superintendent of a college prep academy. Under her leadership the academy was honored in 2012 with Distinction in Performance for exceeding the 14 Missouri state standards for accreditation.