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Carl Hermanns
Biographical Information

Dr. Carl Hermanns is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University.  He is the director of the Master of Education in Educational Leadership program, and teaches classes in leadership and organizational change in the master’s and doctoral programs in the Division of Educational Leadership and Innovation. Prior to coming to ASU, Dr. Hermanns served as a teacher, principal, and assistant superintendent in California and Oregon public schools.  He received his Ed.D. in Administration, Planning, and Social Policy (Urban Superintendents Program) from Harvard University.  Carl’s research agenda is related to understanding best practices for English language development for English language learners.


 Dr. Hermanns also spent a number of years as a professional musician.  He has an undergraduate degree in music education from Temple University, a master’s degree in symphonic and opera conducting from Carnegie-Mellon University, and prior to returning to education in 1997, spent 15 years as a conductor in the symphonic, commercial, and Broadway arenas.