Myron Labat, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator of EDA Master's Program
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 a School Counselor for 4 years in both middle and high school and high school administrator for 8 years. He is a University of Southern Mississippi Instructional Leadership Fellow and a graduate of the Harvard University Art of Leadership Institue as well as a member of the Harvard University Principal Center. He is also a graduate of the USM Leadership Program on the Gulf Coast (2005).
AREAS OF INTEREST:
The impact of school culture and expectations on student achievement, school counseling in regards to principal relations and effectiveness, and the use of technology in Educational Leadership.
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., (In Progress). 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
Labat, M. B. (2003). Educators’ Perceptions of Factors That Contribute To The Shortage of Minority Teachers In Select Mississippi Gulf Coast Schools. The University of Southern Mississippi. (Dissertation)
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
- National Association of Secondary School Principals
- Dupont Community Advisory Panel
- People Bank Advisory Board (2007-2010)