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About Ms. Anderson

I’m excited to be back at Greenville High for a seventh year, where currently I'm teaching  Speech & Debate (Spring) and Research (Fall). I also teach British Literature and Journalism. Through the combined journalism class, I advise The Nautilus  (yearbook) and The Greenville High  News  (newspaper) staffs, as well as the spring literary magazine, Windows and Mirrors.  Currently, I serve as an academic advisor to juniors.

I enjoy photography, writing, reading, boating, bicycling, antiques, and travel.  My familay and I are active in animal rescue in downtown Greenville. Additionally, we recycle, garden, support organic and local foods, and advocate urban beekeeping.  Also, We are active supporters of  the arts, the Swamp Rabbit Trail, downtown Greenville, and Clemson University. As foodies, my family and I can be found exploring local eateries, concocting new recipes, or baking organic cookies for people and dogs.

As a Greenville native and lifelong resident, I am proud to be a 4th generation GHS alumnus and to follow my family's footsteps in education.

Academic background:

B.A.,  Clemson University in English and Spanish Literature, and a double minor in Women’s Studies and History

M. A., University of South Carolina in Post-1660 British Literature

Ph. D. candidate, University of South Carolina in 19th-Century British Literature with a minor in Children’s Literature

Additional post-graduate education classes at Furman University, Clemson University, Converse College, and The University of Phoenix

A. P. Language . A. P. Literature. & A. P. Art History Endorsement through Clemson University

Upstate Writing Project,
Summer 2013, Clemson University

Gifted & Talented Endorsement through Converse College

Before teaching at Greenville High, I taught at the collegiate level for 8 years. I served as a Assistant Professor for North Greenville University and an Adjunct Professor for Strayer University. Additionally, I have taught Southern Literature for Furman University’s Learning in Retirement series.

Prior to entering the field of education, I was a bookseller for the Open Book, Community Relations Coordinator and Childern's Manager for Barnes & Noble, and a book buyer and consultant for Cottage Books.  I began my career in hotel management and customer service, representing corporations such as Hilton, Holiday Inn, and Marriott.

What did I teach before coming to GHS? While at North Greenville University, I taught the following courses, among others:
Composition & Literature
Composition & Rhetoric
British Literature I & II
British Novel
British Romanticism
Children's Literature
Women's Literature
Spanish I, II, III, & IV
EEE and Praxis I Test Preparation

Again, I’m thrilled to continue being part of the GHS family, and I look forward to continuing a successful school year. Go Raiders!

Feel free to contact me at or 864-355-5528.