Lyn Cannaday

Lyn Cannaday has been a teacher at Greenway High School in Phoenix, Arizona, for sixteen years. In addition to teaching English and Honors English, Ms. Cannaday coordinates and instructs PSAT/SAT/ACT Prep classes and sponsors the Greenway Writing Club and the school newspaper. She serves in several roles related to the implementation of the Common Core, including as a Curriculum Writer and a Fellow for Student Achievement Partners and as a Scholastic Curriculum Writer. The State of Arizona certified her as a Highly Qualified Teacher in History, and she has received National Board Certification in English Language Arts. She has been recognized by the National Society of High School Scholars and by Pi Gamma Mu, and has been listed several times in the Who’s Who of American High School Teachers. Ms. Cannaday earned her M.Ed. in educational administration and supervision and her B.A. in education, secondary English, from Arizona State University. She recently received her M.A. in intelligence studies, with an emphasis on counterterrorism, from the American Military University.