About the Superintendent
Cindy Anderson joined Eaton RESA as Superintendent on December 1, 2015. She comes to Eaton RESA with over thirty-four years of experience in education. Prior to joining Eaton RESA, she was the Assistant Superintendent for Instruction at Ingham ISD since January, 2007. In this role at Ingham ISD, she provided instructional leadership in general education, special education, early childhood, career and technical education.
Ms. Anderson attended Grand Valley State University, where she received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Her first position in education was at Berrien Springs Public Schools as a teacher of the hearing impaired. This experience was followed by a secondary special education teaching position at Ludington Area Schools.
Between 1986 and today, she has gained progressively more responsible instructional leadership experiences in various administrative positions with Newaygo County ISD, Shiawassee RESD and Ingham ISD. Ms. Anderson was appointed by the Michigan Association of Intermediate School Administrators to serve on the Special Education Advisory Council from 2003-2007. She has been invited to serve on various Michigan Department of Education referent groups that addressed early childhood education, high school reform and redesign of special education monitoring and compliance systems.
Ms. Anderson is an avid golfer, enjoys digital photography, hiking and travel. She has lived in the mid-Michigan area for the past 25 years and as a result, has become a dedicated fan of Michigan State University athletic teams.