Transitions Conference

Kathy Scherler
Program Development Specialist
Woodrow Wilson High School
Dallas ISD

Kathy L. Scherler is Program Development Specialist in the Dallas Independent School District where she oversees the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and serves as the director of college preparatory academies at Woodrow Wilson High School.

Dr. Scherler received her Ph.D. from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. Her research has been presented all over the United States as well as in Bologna, Italy. She has had several publications and served on an editorial board for two book publications. Most recently she presented presentations for the 2011 International Baccalaureate International Conference and the 2012 National Academy Foundation Conference.

Dr. Scherler is a former university professor at the University of Texas at Arlington and Midwestern State University. She has her Superintendent and Principal certification and taught K-12 for twenty years in Texas and Oklahoma. She is a member of the American Education Research Association, Phi Delta Kappa International, World Affairs Council, Texas Administrators Association, and the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture. She recently received the Texas PTA Honorary Life Membership. Dr. Scherler's career focus is building international and cultural understanding through rigorous curriculum, university partnerships, and student leadership development.