Dr. McClurd is responsible for the design and implementation of teacher professional development programs, including the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Year, Middle Year and Diploma Programme workshops, online professional development for counselors and customized district trainings. She previously taught middle school science and has served as a team leader and department chair for Cy-Fair Independent School District. Dr. McClurd holds an Ed.D. in curriculum and instruction from the University of Houston, a M.Ed. in educational administration from Prairie View A&M University and a B.A. in biology and studio arts from Sam Houston State University.