Faculty Profiles

Victor M. Hernandez

Professor and Area PROGRAM Director, career and technical/workforce education

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Email: victorh@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-1277
Fax: (813) 974-5423
Office: USF Tampa campus, EDU 151-B

Dr. Victor Hernandez holds a Ph.D. in Educational Research and Evaluation and currently serves as Professor and Coordinator of the Career and Workforce Education program at the University of South Florida. For several years, he served as Associate Researcher at the Center on Education and Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He later served as Associate Professor at Florida State University where he primarily supported the Vocational Education and Educational Leadership programs.

Prior to joining the USF faculty, he served as Senior Educational Researcher in the Center for Educational Technologies (CET)—a center sponsored by NASA—at Wheeling Jesuit University. Dr. Hernandez has collaborated with organizations and faculty at a number of universities nationally and internationally. This synergistic collaboration has resulted in a number of research and demonstration projects in the areas of professional development, vocational and technical education, and the integration of mathematics and career education.


Dr. Hernandez’s research interests focus on the interface that integrates the design, implementation, and evaluation of educational strategies designed to connect curriculum, teaching, and learning in work contexts as a means to maximize career-oriented learning for all students.


  • ECT 6167: Enhancing CTE Curriculum
  • ECW 6205: Administration of Local CTE Programs
  • ECW 6206: Supervision of Local CTE Programs
  • ECT 6767: Improving CTE Programs
  • ECT 6948: Practicum in CTE
  • ECW 7167: Career Development in VTAE
  • ECT 7791: Research Seminar
  • ECW 7195: Comparative Study of CWE Systems