Dr. Rob Leachman,
Dr. Rob Leachman
provides advisement for the curriculum and
instruction degree program and the three educational administration
programs held at UMKC Northland.
He also serves as an instructor for several Northland classes.
A native of the Northland,
Dr. Leachman retired at the end of the
2008-09 school year after serving as superintendent of the Smithville
School District since 2002. During
his thirty-year career in
Missouri public schools, he also served as a teacher,
coach, high school principal, and assistant superintendent.
Dr. Leachman has a B.S. in Secondary Education from NWMSU, an M.A. in
Educational Administration from UMKC, an Ed.S. in Educational Administration
from CMSU, and an Ed.D. in Educational Administration from the University at
Dr. Leachman joined UMKC Northland as
our Program Director on August 1, 2009.
stated, "With the outstanding graduate programs, excellent faculty and support
staff, and great customer service for which the center has become known, I am
very excited to be a part of the UMKC Northland team."
Dr. Leachman may be
contacted at (816) 235-6633 or