John D. Anderson

Mr. John Anderson has joined Dave Long & Associates after recently retiring as County Superintendent of Schools for the Imperial County Office of Education. In his former capacity of County Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Anderson conducted a number of superintendent searches for school districts.

Spanning a 40 year career in public education, Mr. Anderson’s experiences in the field of Educational Administration include having served for 12 years as Imperial County Office of Education Superintendent, four years as Superintendent of the Central Union High School District, and five years as Superintendent of the Brawley Elementary School District. He has also served as a director of curriculum, high school principal and assistant high school principal.

In addition, Mr. Anderson has a strong background in teaching. He has taught at the high school and college levels and has been involved in the San Diego State University Teacher Education Program.

During the course of his career, Mr. Anderson has earned a large number of honors. Among these are the 2009 Remarkable Leader in Education from the University of San Diego, Site and District Leader Recognition from the Association of California School Administrators (Region 18), and the Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Redlands.

Mr. Anderson’s received his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and a master’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is fluent in French and moderately fluent in Spanish.