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Dr. Aaron Anderson

Dr. Aaron Anderson
Associate Professor


Ed.D, Educational Leadership, University of the Cumberlands, 2011
Rank I-Supervisor of Instruction, K-12, University of the Cumberlands, 2001
Masters-Secondary Education, 8-12, University of the Cumberlands, 1999
Bachelor of Science: Movement/Leisure Education, K-12, Minor-History, University of the Cumberlands, 1997


Dr. Aaron Anderson is a native of Whitley County, Kentucky. In addition to degrees earned he completed endorsements for Instructional Supervisor, Principal, and Superintendent, at Eastern Kentucky University. Dr. Anderson has 22 years of public school and higher education teaching and administrative experiences; he has served as a high school teacher, middle school principal, adjunct undergraduate, and graduate professor. He currently works as the Assistant Superintendent of the McCreary County School District, in Southeastern Kentucky. He completed his Doctor of Education degree in 2011 at the University of the Cumberlands. His dissertation, “High School Course-Taking Patterns and Achievements in Mathematics,” examined the relationship between the math course-taking patterns of high school students and their performance on the Kentucky state assessment. His teaching and research interests center around leadership, grant writing, and program evaluation. A number of students who completed Dr. Anderson’s grant writing class turned their course proposals into funded projects.  Students have a high regard for Dr. Anderson and often remark that he is a caring, fair and challenging professor who knows “his stuff.”  Since 2010, Dr. Anderson’s students have written more than $1 million dollars in grants as a result of projects they wrote for his grant writing class.