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Dr. Theresa Stahler (Department Chairperson)

Biography: Theresa Stahler is a Professor in the Department of Secondary Education at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania and also serves as Department Chair.  Dr. Stahler teaches classes in middle level education and teacher education. She has been involved in developing the Doctorate in Transformational Teaching and Learning and has received the PA William Alexander Award for Contributions to Middle Level Education and the Kutztown Arthur and Isabel Weisenberger Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching.   

Fun Fact:  Dr. Stahler went on a cross country road trip for her honeymoon 42 years ago and she and her husband plan to repeat that journey in the summer of 2018.  


B.S. Indiana University of Pennsylvania: English Education

M.Ed. University of Pittsburgh

Ph.D. The Ohio State University in Teacher Education (Specialization in Middle Level Teacher Education) 


Stahler, Theresa M. (2002). Ten Ways to Encourage Teaching Candidates to Teach at the Middle Level. Middle School Journal 


Association of Middle Level Education

PA Association of Middle Level Education

Pennsylvania Middle School Association

Phi Delta Kappa

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education 




Dr. Stahler

Dr. Stahler

Department Chairperson

Contact Information:

Phone: 610-683-4761


238 Beekey Education Building

Office Hours:

Monday: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Thursday: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

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