March 30, 2022

Benton, Ark-

The Benton School Board is thrilled to announce Dr. Kim Anderson will serve as the next Superintendent of the Benton School District. Dr. Anderson has served as interim since October 2021, and comes with an impressive education background here at Benton and around Arkansas.

Dr. Anderson has served the Benton community since 2017 as an Assistant Superintendent overseeing Elementary Schools, Federal Programs, and Categorical Funds. She has worked with Parks and Recreation to implement All Kids Can Bike program in the elementary schools, and been a part of the Capturing Kids Hearts programs at three elementary schools.

Prior to Benton, Dr. Anderson spent time in Northeast Arkansas. She has been a coach, teacher, principal, and director. During that time, she has also held the position as an Instructor for Arkansas State University. Dr. Anderson’s resume illustrates her true passion for making positive connections with students and improving education for all.

"I thank the Board for their decision and belief in my ability to lead Benton Public Schools to the next level.” Said Dr. Anderson. “I am also appreciative of the support from the students, staff, parents, and community and look forward to growing all Panthers while upholding our core values every day.”