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system administrator , corporate executive , educational consultant

Herman Lee Standberry, American school system administrator, educational consultant, corporate executive. Certified superintendent, general administrator, curriculum, teacher, school counselor; approved professional development provider Illinois State Board Education and Illinois State Teacher Certified Board.


Standberry, Herman Lee was born on February 22, 1945 in Oran, Missouri, United States. Son of Willie Standberry and Bettie Mae (Thompson) Standberry-Taylor.


Bachelor of Science, Southern Illinois University, 1968. Master of Arts, Newport University, 1981. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Newport University, 1990.

Doctor of Education, Walden University, 1992. Doctor of Ministry, American Christian College and Seminary, 1997. Master of Education, Indiana Wesleyan University, 1997.


Teacher Community High School District 428, Blue Island, Illinois, 1968-1970. Executive director, deputy director program planner, HeadStart director Kane County Council for Economic Opportunity, Batavia, 1970—1975. Case manager, youth supervisor, educator State of Illinois, Department Public Aid., Department Corrections, Chicago, Joliet and St. Charles, 1975—1985.

Administrative assistant to principal Bloom High School District 206, Chicago Heights, 1993—1994. Assistant principal Rogers High School, Michigan City, Indiana, 1994-1995. Principal Michigan City (Indiana) Area Alternative High School, 1999—2000.

Chairman board/Chief Executive Officer Doctor Herman Standberry and Associates, since 2001. Interim superintendent LaPorte Community Schools, assistant superintendent personnel, assistant superintendent curriculum-instruction. Professor curriculum instruction Indiana Wesleyn University, 1997—2005.

Superintendent United Educational Cultural Academy, 2000, principal, superintendent, since 2000. Chairman board directors Greater Chicago Council of Religious Organizations, 1985-1989. Member George Bush's Republican Presidential Task Force, Washington, 1989.

Nominated member United States Republican Senatorial Inner Circuit, Washington, 1989. Honorary chairman, Business Advisory Council Republican National Advisory Council. Faculty advisor, mentor, Indiana Wesleyan University.

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Accreditation, Indiana Wesleyan University, Valpraiso U, public safety director South Subarban Mayers & Managers, 1993-1994.


  • Certified superintendent, general administrator, curriculum, teacher, school counselor. Approved professional development provider Illinois State Board Education and Illinois State Teacher Certified Board.


  • Other Work

    • Author (curriculum) Business Law I & II, 1968, Career Counseling and Survival, 1978, Accelerated Learning, 1993, Recovery from Academic Deficiency, 2000, Pastoral Counseling and Organizational Compliance, 2005.


Board directors United Way, Elgin, Ill, 1972, City of Elgin-Fremont Youth Organization, 1971-1972. Host agency representative Department Human Services, Chicago, 1985-1990. Sustaining member Illinois Republican Party, Springfield, 1989.

Host agency Percy Julian High School, Chicago, 1989-1990, since 2000, Illinois Department Public Aid, Chicago, 1987. Member International Association Police and Community Relations Officers, United Evangelistic Consulting Association (chairman board directors, president since 1999), Association Christian Schools International Administrator, 2005, International Association Christian School Boards, 2005, S Suburban Ministeral Conference, 2006, Phi Beta Lamda.


  • Other Interests



Married Barbara Irene Palmer, July 1, 1942. Children: Donna, Debra, Nina, Miriam, Miranda, Gretchen, Charles, Mary, Dwayne, Helena, Regina, Lakesha.

Willie Standberry Standberry-Taylor

Bettie Mae (Thompson) Standberry-Taylor

Barbara Irene Palmer

Donna Standberry

Debra Standberry

Nina Standberry

Miriam Standberry

Miranda Standberry

Gretchen Standberry

Charles Standberry

Mary Standberry

Dwayne Standberry

Helena Standberry

Regina Standberry

Lakesha Standberry