Phone: 816.986.1499 ext. 8746

Computer Exploration (7th Grade)
SMARTS (7th Grade)
Digital Tools & Apps (8th Grade)

PowerGrade Support
Macintosh Support
Windows Support


Bob Gard has been teaching about computers for over 27 years. He is in his 18th year at Summit Lakes.  Before coming to Lee's Summit, he taught middle school exploratory computer for 10 years in Iowa. He has worked with the
eMINTS project (Enhancing Missouri's Instructional Networked Teaching Strategies.)

He has 2 B.A.'s (Education & Business) from Buena Vista University and a Masters Degree from Webster University.  Mr. Gard was the 1995 Iowa Computer Using 
Teacher of the Year.  He received the Expect the Best “Crystal Apple” award  in 2006.  He is a National Board Certified Teacher. Mr. Gard can offer assistance with both Macintosh & Windows computers.

A great deal of Mr. Gard’s teaching philosophy is influenced by Robert Keeshan. You might remember him as Captain Kangaroo. Please click here to learn more about Captain Kangaroo.