2001 Zubac
Milken Scholar 2001
Scholar Profile

Julija Zubac

Education Management


As the Manager of Restorative Communities at the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools, Julija manages the implementation of restorative justice practices across a network of high-need LAUSD schools in Boyle Heights, South Los Angeles, and Watts. Named one of "30 Under 30 Innovative Educators" in 2011, Julija Zubac is an educator with extensive teaching and international experience. Ms. Zubac has taught social science for grades 5th-12th, in Glendale, Rosemead and Watts. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (BA, Honors in Political Science) and Claremont Graduate University (MA, Education), Julija has worked on projects in India, Bosnia, and Mexico and grew up in the ex-Yugoslavia, Italy and the U.S. Julija is fluent in four languages and is an award-winning writer for her ethnographic research at Claremont Graduate University.

Specialties: teaching and instructional leadership; workshop facilitation; building/sustaining partnerships; grant writing; teacher-led reforms to elevate the profession; restorative justice; intercultural dialogue and diversity training.

Languages: English, Spanish, Italian, Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian

High school:  Marshall Fundamental


College Year Degree
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
2006 B.A. Political Science
Claremont Graduate University
Claremont, CA
2011 M.A. Education