Education Department Chair
Elementary Education Program Director
Secondary Education Program Director
MAT Program Director
Overland Park Education Programs Coordinator and
Assistant Professor in Education
B.S., M.S., University of Kansas
Ed.D., Baker University
Gwen.Landever@stmary.edu | 913-758-6159 | De Paul 6
Dr. Gwen Landever became the chair of the education programs at USM in 2012.
She has taught both general and gifted education students ranging in age from preschool to high school—as well as adult learners—since 1993. She has her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, Master’s in Special Education and her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership.
Dr. Landever previously led the graduate and undergraduate education programs at USM’s Overland Park Campus.
Today, she is interested in 21st century skills especially using technology and innovative programs to meet the learning needs of traditional and multigenerational students who are seeking licensure and advanced degrees.