Dr. Susan Atherley Principal Dr. Susan Atherley is a 34 year Palm Beach County professional educator. After earning her Bachelor’s degree in Biology and with a minor in Fine Arts, Dr. Atherley went on to receive a Master’s degree in Counseling and Mental Health; a Specialist degree in Educational Leadership and a Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership. She has taught science and math in Palm Beach County public and private schools and she has served as a guidance counselor at Suncoast High School prior to becoming an assistant principal. Dr. Atherley has been a very successful principal at four schools prior to coming to Dreyfoos. In 2004, Dr. Atherley has been named Palm Beach County Elementary, Middle and High School Principal of the Year and was named Magnet Schools of America Regional Principal of the Year.