Myron Labat, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator of EDA Master's Program

EDUCATION:

B.S. in Psychology from Jackson State University

M.Ed. in Educational Psychology from The University of Mississippi

Ed.S. in Educational Administration from The University of Southern Mississippi

Ph.D. in Educational Administration from The University of Southern Mississippi

 

ABOUT DR. LABAT: 

Dr. Labat has served as both a school counselor and administrator at the secondary level for 12 years before transitioning to The University.  He is a graduate of the Harvard University Art of Leadership Institute as well as a member of the Harvard University Principal Center.  He is also a USM Educational Leadership Fellow. Dr. Labat serves on serval local boards including The Leadership Gulf Coast Board of Trustees. His major research interests are in transforming school culture and counselor/principal relations. 

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

 

Labat, M. B., Whitehead, U., & Labat, C. (2012).  Is School Culture The X Factor In Teacher Retention? Journal of Teaching, Learning, and Research in Educational Leadership Vol. 2 Issue 1

 

Bailey, T., Whitehead, U., & Labat, M., (Under Review). A Comparison of School Counselor and Principals Perceptions of School Counseling Duties and Responsibilities.     

 

Eadens, D. & Labat, M. B. (In Progress). The Evolution of School Safety Post Sandy Hook

 

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS:

 

Labat, M. B., Whitehead, U., & Labat, C. (2012).  Is School Culture The X Factor In Teacher Retention? What Administrators must do to retain effective teachers. Allied Academies International Conference. Las Vegas, NV.

 

Whitehead, U. & Labat, M. (2012). School Counselors and Principals working together to promote student success. Mississippi Counseling Association Conference, Biloxi, MS

 

Krieger, J., Labat, M. & Whitehead, U.  (2012).  Building Teams and Redesigning Higher Education Curriculum. American Institute of Higher Education International Conference. Williamsburg, VA.

 

Labat, M. and Labat, C. (2012). The 21st Century Principal, School Culture, and High Expectations.  Mississippi Association of School Administrators Conference. Jackson, MS 

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

  • National Association of Secondary School Principals
  • Dupont Community Advisory Panel
  • People Bank Advisory Board (2007-2010)