Gary Richardson Interim Dean, Graduate School & Adult Learning;Education Department Co-Chair
Gary Richardson is the interim dean of Northwestern's Graduate School & Adult Learning and co-chair of the education department. He also serves as a professor of practice for the M.Ed. program. As such, he teaches graduate courses in educational administration and oversees the development of the college’s graduate internship programs and principal licensure program. A former superintendent at MOC-Floyd Valley/West Sioux and Harris-Lake Park, he most recently was an educational consultant for School Administrators of Iowa. He holds a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from the University of Northern Iowa, a master’s degree in education from Drake University, and an Education Specialist degree from Iowa State University.