Maya Woods-Cadiz is the Superintendent for American Indian Model Schools (AIMS) in Oakland, CA. Her vision for this organization is to provide a top quality education that opens a world of possibilities for the students. Supt. Woods-Cadiz experience includes twelve years of PK-12 leadership and seven years of experience as an elementary school teacher. In addition to this, she taught Curriculum and Instruction at the graduate level for five years. Supt. Woods-Cadiz has a Masters of Education from UC Berkeley, a Superintendent Certificate from the Association of California Schools Administrators, an Administrator Credential, a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, and a Bachelor of Arts from California State University at Hayward (East Bay). She is currently a Doctoral Candidate in the field of Transformational Leadership.