A lifelong educator, Mike Labriola’s career started out as a language arts teacher at Canton South High School. He first became acquainted with Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (C&A) through his employment at Plain Local Schools as assistant and associate principal at GlenOak High School and assistant superintendent of Plain Local Schools. During his tenure as assistant superintendent, Labriola served on C&A’s board of directors.

Following his career in education, Labriola moved to the Stark Educational Service Center and evaluated teachers throughout the county to meet their Ohio Teacher Evaluation System evaluations.

In spring of 2023, Labriola was named interim superintendent of C&A’s Day Treatment program. Recently, Labriola increased his roles at C&A by being named program manager and principal of the Day Treatment program.

Labriola earned his bachelor’s degree in education and master’s degree in secondary supervision/curriculum from the University of Akron and his principal and superintendent license from Ashland University.

“Always determine what is best for the individual child,” wrote Labriola, of his educational philosophy.

Labriola is married to his wife, Holly. They have three children, Kim, Erica and Cassie. Kim and Erica also work at C&A. In his spare time, Labriola is Mayor of Meyers Lake Village.


Fun Facts about Mike:

Favorite ice cream: The Bittner, at Taggert’s
Favorite pizza: Pizza Oven
Favorite child’s story: Lord of the Flies by William Goldwin.