Margo Anderson

Associate Assistant Deputy Secretary

Margo Anderson oversees the grant-making offices and operations functions, including those of the Executive Office. She is responsible for adherence to management excellence through financial integrity and program accountability. During her 23-year career with the U.S. Department of Education, she has managed a wide variety of grants programs and has been involved with management improvement initiatives. She has worked with demonstration programs in technology and character education, among others, and on such program initiatives as standards for reviewing and selecting applicants for grant funding. Prior to coming to the Department of Education, Mrs. Anderson was a program manager for arts programs at the National Endowment for the Arts and at the American Correctional Association for five years. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Gettysburg College and a Master’s degree in management from George Washington University.