Board of Directors
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology
Ann Bonitatibus has been principal at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology since 2017. Prior to coming to TJ, Bonitatibus served as superintendent of Conejo Valley Unified School District in Thousand Oaks, California as well as chief operating officer for Frederick County (Maryland) Public Schools and vice principal of two schools in the district. She was also the principal at New Market Middle School and Catoctin High School, and taught English and math for eight years in the Frederick County Public Schools.
Bonitatibus comes from a family of educators. Her mother taught Spanish and her father, an electrical engineer, instructed adult-education classes in that field. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a master’s in administration and supervision from McDaniel College and an education doctorate in organizational leadership from the University of Pennsylvania.
Originally from Erie, Pa., Bonitatibus is a big fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and NASCAR. She also plays the clarinet and enjoys spending time with her nieces, who are identical twins.