Mr. Andersen was born and raised in Rancho Cucamonga, graduating from Damien High School in La Verne. “As a child I loved going to school,” he said. “I enjoyed learning from teachers and interacting with my peers. As an administrator, I am dedicated to creating the same positive learning environment that I experienced as a child.”
He continued his education by earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies, with a minor in Music from Cal State San Bernardino; Teaching Credential from Chapman University; Masters in Educational Administration and Administrative Credential from Cal State San Bernardino.
“I was hired by the FUSD in 2007,” said Mr. Andersen. “I taught kindergarten, second grade, 4th and 5th grade intervention, as well as adult English classes. I became Principal at Cypress Elementary School in 2015.”
“I am excited for this wonderful opportunity to serve as your Principal and support the students, teachers and families at Hemlock Elementary School.”