University Profiles

Gerard Babo

Gerard Babo, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy


“The important thing is not to stop questioning.”- Albert Einstein

Gerard Babo, Ed.D. spent 31 years in the New Jersey public schools as an Instrumental Music Teacher, Supervisor of Art and Music, Director of Special Education, Assistant Middle School Principal, Elementary/Middle School Principal and as an Assistant Superintendent of Schools. Before coming to Seton Hall University he was an assistant professor and chairperson for the Department of Educational Leadership at Kean University in Union, NJ. Additionally, while at Kean, he also served as the Interim Dean of the Nathan Weiss Graduate College.

Dr. Babo is the founder and current co-president of the New Jersey Affiliate for the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration and the assistant editor for Education Leadership Review, the organization’s national publication. His research interests are focused on principal preparation and evaluation, supervision of classroom instruction, data driven decision making and the Arts in education. With his spare time he freelances as a professional acoustic and electric bassist in the New York/New Jersey/Pennsylvania metropolitan area.


  • Ed.D., Seton Hall University
  • M.A. 1991, M.A. 1996, New Jersey City University
  • B.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University

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