Zakry Standerfer is the student teaching coordinator for the Sullivan area. Zak received a Bachelor of Arts in Education, a Master of Science in Education, as well as his Specialist in Education from EIU and is now excited to be a part of the faculty. His educational career has included teaching a combined 5th/6th grade classroom at Windsor Elementary School, teaching social studies at Pana Junior High School, and serving as Windsor Elementary School principal.
Standerfer enjoys working with EIU student teachers because of the high energy level they bring to the classroom as well as their eagerness to continually improve classroom instruction throughout the experience. Zak lives in Sullivan with his wife and three children and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Educational Administration at Indiana State.