Superintendent of Schools

Phone: (661) 952-1200 ext. 8213


Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Jezelle Fullwood

Dr. Jezelle Fullwood is a California native, living in the Antelope Valley for 20 years. She has served students and families during her career in education supporting diverse communities in various school districts.

Dr. Fullwood began her career as a classroom teacher in the Los Angeles Unified School District serving students in areas of high poverty. She became known for her ability to meet the diverse needs of all students refining her expertise in the area of researched based instructional strategies. She was a Literacy Coach within Los Angeles Unified School District and Instructional Specialist for a private educational firm, writing curriculum and delivering professional development to administrators and teachers across the United States.

Her most recent position, prior to being named Eastside Union School District Superintendent, was the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services in the Santa Clarita Valley. However, her previous administrative experience includes serving as Coordinator of Staff Development, Assistant Principal and Principal - most notably being the Principal of a Turnaround Intervention Model School, successfully managing a School Improvement Grant of $6 million, and Principal of a California Distinguished School. She has also served as Director of Curriculum and Instruction. Her work in school improvement has been featured in the Texas Elementary Principal and Supervisors Association Journal and The National Center on Time and Learning. In addition, she works within higher education, preparing administrators within the California State University System and has served as an International Staff Developer for Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID). She is involved in supporting foster youth and ensuring that students have access to instructional programs in school and at home.

Dr. Fullwood received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Pepperdine University, a Master’s degree in Education and Counseling from California State University, Dominguez Hills and a Doctorate degree in Education from Brandman University of the Chapman University System.

Dr. Fullwood is a member of several professional organizations, including the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA), California School Boards Association (CSBA), and California Association of African American Superintendents and Administrators (CAAASA).

On a personal note, Dr. Fullwood enjoys spending her time with her family and friends and is an avid travel buff, studying people and cultures around the world!

Executive Assistant

  • Renee Wilson
    Executive Assistant to the Superintendent
    Phone: (661) 952-1200 ext. 8213
    Fax: (661) 952-1232