Kiva Duckworth-Moulton is from Embudo/Dixon, northern New Mexico. She attended Dixon Elementary as a child and St. Michael’s High School in Santa Fe as a teenager. After five years of traveling around the world and holding various jobs, Kiva attended and received her teaching degree from UNM. Her first teaching job was with the Pojoaque schools. She has taught students in grades kindergarten through eighth grade. She received her Masters and administrative license in 2009, becoming head teacher at Dixon, followed by Principal at Velarde and Alcalde Elementary schools in the Espanola Public Schools. This is her third year at McCurdy Charter School.