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Hugh Hermann

Associate

Biography

Hugh Hermann is a passionate educator, continually building expertise in the field of career and technical education (CTE). Hugh began his career by launching a fully encompassing middle school technology and engineering program. He transitioned to a fully comprehensive high school, where he taught automotive, digital design, electricity and electronics, engineering, graphic arts, and metalworking, including welding.  Following his years of teaching, Hugh served as Milwaukee Public Schools’ CTE Coordinator, overseeing programs in 11 high schools offering a total of 26 distinct programs of study.

In 2015, Hugh relocated to Orange County Public Schools (Orlando, FL), where he served as an assistant director of postsecondary Career and Technical Education programs including Nursing, Dental Assisting, and Surgical Technology.  In fall of 2022 Hugh transitioned Lake Sumter State College a community college outside of Orlando Florida.  He is the director of a innovative early college program that allows dual enrolled students to earn their Associates of Arts degree and high school diploma at the same time. What makes the program unique is the partnership with business and industry to support extended learning opportunities in the areas of health science and STEM, including hospital observations across multiple hospital departments.

As part of FourPoint’s College, Career, and Life Readiness (CCLR) team, Hugh can help transform your community’s disjointed career exploration and CTE efforts into a coherent, P-20 system. He is part of the team that develops and facilitates PTECH virtual learning series to support Texas School Districts as part of Texas College and Career Readiness School Models (CCRSM). Hugh has been an active participant in evaluating school district’s CTE programs to ensure that they are in alignment with force work trends and needs.  Mr. Hermann has a vast amount of knowledge on all CTE pathways including apprenticeships, that can help any school district take their CTE programs to the next level.

Expertise

  • Career and technical education
  • Career pathways
  • Postsecondary and career training and research

Education

  • MA in Leadership Studies – Marian University (WI)
  • BS in Technology Education – University of Wisconsin-Platteville
  • FL Local Director of Vocational Education Certificate – University of Southern FL

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