Dr. Kelli Hays

Dr. Kelli Hays

Superintendent of Moorpark Unified School District

Dr. Kelli Hays began her professional career as a City Planner for the cities of Hawthorne and Huntington Beach. After five years, she made the decision to follow her dream of becoming a public school educator. After six years of teaching high school language arts, political systems, world history and economics, she moved into administration.

After a year of serving as a middle school Assistant Principal, she became the Principal of Mesa Verde Middle School for five years. She then moved to the district office and served one year as Director of Secondary Education, three years as Assistant Superintendent of Personnel Services, and is currently in her fifth year as Superintendent for the Moorpark Unified School District.

She obtained her BA in Political Systems from California State University, Northridge; MA in Urban Planning from the University of California, Los Angeles; MA in School Administration from California State University, Northridge; and her Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from the University of California, Santa Barbara.