Dr. Suzette Lovely is the Superintendent of the Carlsbad Unified School District in San Diego County in California. Prior to her appointment as Superintendent, Dr. Lovely served as a Deputy Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent in the Capistrano Unified and Placentia Yorba Linda School Districts in Southern California. She has been in public education for 30 years as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, and director. Dr. Lovely is the author of three books and numerous journal articles. She has been part of The Master Teacher professional cadre since 2005.