Lillie B. Tyler-Paddio



Lillie B. Tyler-Paddio


Tyler-Paddio, Lillie B.
Distinguished Alumnus

Class of



  • BS - Home Economics, Philander Smith College, 1964
  • M. Ed. - Educational Administration, University of Cincinnati, 1976


  • Supervisor, Assistant Director, Manager of Staff Development, Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development, Cincinnati, OH
  • Adjunct Professor, Vocational Education, Wright State University, Dayton, OH
  • Consumer Science Instructor, Princeton City Schools and Lincoln Heights City Schools
  • Assistant Secretary, Dean of Instruction, Philander Smith College


  • Board Member, Career and Technical Regional Professional Dev.
  • President, Ohio Consumer Science Supervisors Assoc.
  • Member, Trade and Industrial Education Association
  • Member, Ohio Health Occupation Association
  • Member, American Career and Technical Association
  • President, Tri-County School Food Service Supervisors Assoc.
  • Member, Fond Service Executives' Association
  • Vice President, Corresponding Secretary, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • Member, NAACP
  • Member, National Council of Negro Women
  • Board Member, Hamilton County Math and Science Academy, Greater Cincinnati Restaurant Association, Cincinnati Job Corps and Accent Beauty Salon
  • Board of Directors, Further Homemakers of America, Home Economics Related Occupations
  • Chapter President and Secretary, National Alumni Association, Philander Smith College
  • Volunteer, Diabetic Association
  • Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Matthew 25 Ministries Food Shelter, Battered Women’s Shelter, Seasoned Saints of Mt. Zion Baptist Church

Honors and Awards

  • PSC Distinguished Alumnus, 2013
  • Phi Delta Kappa, Presenter-Leadership Institute Teacher Evaluation, 1985
  • Kappa Delta Phi, Honor Society in Education, 1976
  • Who's Who Among American Educators
  • Outstanding Educator, 1999 
  • Who's Who of Professional - International, Outstanding Educator, 2000 
  • Who's Who in American School Districts
  • Outstanding Educator, 1997
  • Outstanding Young Women of America, 1977
  • Woman of the Year - Mount Zion Baptist Church, 2000 
  • Senior Citizens Hall of Fame - Inducted into the Cincinnati City Senior Club
  • Hall of Fame in recognition of continuing contributions to the community, 2010
  • United Negro College Fund - Outstanding Service and Leadership, 1983 
  • United Way - In recognition of participation and leadership, 1999 
  • National Council of Negro Women-Outstanding contribution to the
  • 1989 Midwest Regional Black Family Reunion
  • Ohio Assoc. for Career and Technical Educators, Outstanding Service, 2001 
  • Wright State University - Exemplary Leadership in Distance Learning, 2000 
  • FHA - HERO Board (Future Homemakers of America) - Home Economics
  • Related Occupations Outstanding Service to the Board of Directors
  • Vocational Education - Outstanding service to vocational education, 2001 
  • Vocational Industrial Clubs of America, Contest Organizer,1985
  • FHA-HERO Regional Rally, Chairperson, 1980-1982 
  • Greater Cincinnati Restaurant Association, Appreciation Award, 1989


Distinguished Alumni Award Nomination Form, 2013, Lillie B. Tyler-Paddio. Alumni Affairs Collection, PSC Archives and Special Collections

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