About the Board President



Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Julie A. Bookman

Trustee Area #5 
Term of Office: December 2018 through December 2022

Julie Bookman has lived in the Antelope Valley since 1966, and attended Eastside School from third grade through eighth grade.  After attending Antelope Valley High School, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agronomy from Cal Poly Pomona, and a Master of Arts degree in Education from Chapman University.

After graduating from Cal Poly Pomona, Mrs. Bookman worked as a State Traffic Officer for the California Highway Patrol.  After starting a family, she began working as a teacher for the Eastside Union School District, first in sixth grade, and then in second grade.

Mrs. Bookman is currently employed by the Antelope Valley High School District, and teaches Biology at Lancaster High School.  Mrs. Bookman has also worked for the high school district as a curriculum specialist, mentor teacher, BTSA support provider, and instructional technology teacher.

Mrs. Bookman is married and lives on a ranch on the east side of Lancaster.  She has two adult children, both of whom attended Tierra Bonita Elementary School and Cole Middle School.  Both earned Bachelor degrees, one from Cal Poly Pomona and one from Cal State Fullerton.

Mrs. Bookman has always considered education as a way for students to open doors to opportunities.  She is dedicated to supporting the education of the students in the Eastside community.