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About Canan Ermen-Arkan

Canan Ermen-Arkan owns and teaches at a pair of KUMON Deutschland GmbH centers in Cologne. She leads enrichment programs spanning math and English, and strives to fulfill students’ educational and soft skill development needs. As they master challenging concepts, children at Canan Ermen-Arkan’s centers gain self-confidence and expand independent learning capacities.

Ms. Ermen-Arkan also coordinates European efforts with Mindspire Tutoring and has a consulting focus on readying students for entering the US higher education system. She assists students and their families in preparing for admission tests and effectively applying to institutions.

Having lived in a number of countries, from Switzerland to the United States, Ms. Ermen-Arkan is passionate about language learning and has instilled multilingual abilities in her children. She is active with the Club of Cologne and supports local efforts to aid charities focused on women’s and children’s issues. Canan Ermen-Arkan has also been active with the American Turkish Association, which is focused on social and educational activities that promote Turkish culture.

Work experience

Jan 2011Present

Owner & Instructor, Cologne Centers

KUMON Deutschland GmbH


Jan 1990Jan 1992


Averett University
Jan 1985Jan 1989

Bachelor's Degree

University of Ankara, Turkey