Zachary Herrmann is the Executive Director of the Center for Professional Learning at the Penn Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE). In this role, he leads the school’s strategy to design and deliver professional learning opportunities for learners across the globe. Zachary also serves as the academic director for the Project-Based Learning Certificate Program and the Strategic Leadership in Education Certificate Program at Penn GSE. As a graduate of the Doctor of Education Leadership program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Zachary develops and leads professional learning focused on teacher and leadership development. Zachary earned his teaching degree at Stanford University and taught high school mathematics for several years. During that time, he developed a collaborative professional development network of schools dedicated to improving teaching and learning with a focus on complex tasks, collaborative learning, and equity. Zachary also holds a B.S. in mathematics and a master's in educational leadership and administration from the University of Illinois.