Phone: (601) 346-5660/5672
Degrees and Certifications:
Ph.D. Mississippi State University Ed.S Jackson State University MS- Alcorn State University BA- Alcorn State University 486-Career Level Administrator 181-Biology 192-Social Studies 144-Health & Physical Education
Dr. Spurgeon Banyard
Dr. Spurgeon Banyard has been an educator and administrator for over two decades. His educational preparation began with his earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science, and a Master in Secondary Education from Alcorn State University. He earned an Education Specialist in Education Administration and Supervision from Jackson State University; and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Education Administration and Supervision from Mississippi State University. Additionally, Dr. Banyard has completed Principal Institute training at Millsaps College in Jackson, MS; Principal Leadership Institute at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, MS; and most recently, McPherson and Jacobson’s Superintendent Academy in Omaha, Nebraska.
Dr. Banyard’s extensive educational experience and training has given him a unique perspective in creating a leadership style that motivates students, parents, faculty and staff; administrators, and community and business leaders. Dr. Banyard believes in doing what is best for children, and in putting children first. In the year of 2018-2019, Dr. Banyard completed a year long program with The National Institute For School Leadership. NISL headquarters is located in Washington, DC.