Naya is the Principal at Gladden Farm School in Marana, AZ. She has been at Gladden Farm School since 2022. Prior to this assignment, Naya was the Principal at Oak Creek School in Cornville. She came to Arizona in 2014 after teaching in Atlanta and Australia. Both of her parents were teachers in Guyana, where she was born before immigrating to Georgia as a 6 year old. Naya has a background in Expeditionary Learning, STEM, 21st CCLC after-school programs, and International Baccalaureate programs.