Speaker Profile

Kim Anderson

Director of Center for Advocacy
National Education Association
Kim Anderson currently serves as Director of the Center for Advocacy at the National Education Association (NEA). In this role, Ms. Anderson oversees the organization’s Collective Bargaining and Member Advocacy Department, Government Relations Department, and Human and Civil Rights Department. The Center is responsible for advancing the NEA’s mission, vision, and core values through federal and intergovernmental advocacy, collective bargaining and representational advocacy, and social justice advocacy. During Ms. Anderson’s ten year tenure at the NEA, she previously directed the Government Relations department and was responsible for advancing policy on behalf of NEA’s 3.2 million members at the federal level and within intergovernmental organizations. Prior to that, as Manager for Issue Advocacy in the Campaigns and Elections Department, Ms. Anderson oversaw the NEA’s independent expenditure projects, issue advocacy work, ballot measure efforts and helped represent NEA in numerous national coalitions and partnerships.