November 17, 2016
Mrs. Carlene Anderson, Superintendent of Walton County Schools attends last board meeting and is presented with a commemorative vase by the Walton County School Board in appreciation for her years of service. Mrs. Anderson's biography follows.
Carlene Anderson is Superintendent of Schools in the Walton County School District. Her educational career spans 41 years in Walton County beginning as a teacher aide and continuing as a paraprofessional, teacher, assistant principal, principal and now in her tenth year as Superintendent of Schools. Her certifications include Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, Middle School Math Education, School Principal, and Florida Association of District Schools Superintendent’s certification. Her educational background includes an Associate of Arts from the University of Southern Mississippi, a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education and Masters of Educational Leadership all from the University of West Florida. While serving as a principal in Walton County, she was awarded the Commissioner of Education’s Region I Principal Achievement Award for outstanding Educational Leadership. She currently serves on the Panhandle Area Education Board of Directors, Florida School Labor Relations Committee, the Florida Association of District School Superintendents Board of Directors, and the Commissioner of Education’s Leadership Policy Advisory Committee. Under her leadership, Walton County achieved seven consecutive years of High Performing School District status.
In her third elected term of office, Superintendent Anderson truly understands and embraces the small district environment and the unique qualities and challenges they face.
Walton County School District thanks you, Mrs. Anderson, for your years of dedicated service to our students, parents, faculty and staff.