New Superintendent

New Superintendent
Posted on 04/28/2023
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Ware Public Schools is pleased to announce Mr. Michael Lovato as the new Superintendent. 

“I am incredibly excited to begin working with Mr. Lovato,” said Chris Desjardins, School Committee Chairperson.  “We had many applicants for this position, and he quickly showed us he was the right fit for Ware.  He brings a diversified wealth of experience that will foster new growth and strengthen the district, making it an even better place to learn and work.”

Mr. Lovato’s most recent role was Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning in the Chelsea Public Schools.  Prior to this position, he served as the Director of Special Education in the Lowell Public Schools, as Superintendent in Questa Independent Schools in Questa, New Mexico, Associate Superintendent in Las Vegas City Schools in Las Vegas, New Mexico, and as a turnaround Principal for the Santa Fe Public Schools in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Mr. Lovato began his career in education as a student engagement advisor in the Santa Fe Public Schools.  He also served in the New Mexico Army National Guard.

In July, Mr. Lovato will be awarded his Doctorate in Education in Organizational Leadership from Grand Canyon University.

He also holds an Administrator Certification from University of New Mexico, a Master of Arts in Special Education from New Mexico Highlands University, Certification as an Educational Diagnostician from Texas Tech University, a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology from the University of New Mexico, and an Associate in Arts in Applied Science from Dona Ana Community College.

“It is my honor to serve as the Superintendent of the Ware Public Schools,” said Mr. Lovato.  “I want to ensure the community that I hold an unwavering belief in the unlimited potential of every individual.  As your Superintendent, I will focus on providing a well-calibrated educational experience for students every day, so they can graduate with the confidence that they too have the equitable opportunity to accomplish any post-secondary goal that they strive to achieve.  I will support learning as a process that can only occur collaboratively and collectively, with every member of our diverse community adding their own unique value.  It is through the united support of every teacher, leader, staff, parent, and community partner, that students can realize the opportunity and the privilege that comes from attending any of our Ware Public Schools.”

Mr. Lovato’s first day as Superintendent will be July 1, 2023.

Mr. Lovato