Lyn Cannaday

 I've taught at Greenway High School for going on twenty-one years. So, why am I qualified to teach your student?  Most importantly, I love teaching.  However, here are a few more details.


1st - AP Language and Composition
2nd -  AP Language and Composition
3rd - Honors Freshmen
4th - prep
6th -Honors Freshmen
7th - Honors Freshmen

Office Hours

Mornings: Tue-Thurs
After School: Mon, Tue, Thur
Other times by appointment

Educational Background

  • Master of Arts: Intelligence Studies, Emphasis on Counterterrorism, American Military University: February 2013
  • Master of Education: Educational Administration and Supervision, Arizona State University: May 2002
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education, Secondary English, Arizona State University: December 1997 Summa Cum Laude
  • National Board Certified in English Language Arts: December 2006
  • Certified by the state of Arizona as a Highly Qualified teacher in history: 2005
  • Trained by Learning Skills Seminars out of Houston to teach SAT/PSAT/ACT courses, 2008, 2009, 2014  


  • Teaching AP Composition (College level writing class for juniors)
  • Teaching PSAT/SAT/ACT Prep Classes
  • Coordinating PSAT/SAT/ACT Prep Classes
  • Sponsoring Greenway Writing Club
  • Sponsoring Games Club

Other Professional Responsibilities

  • Curriculum Writer for Student Achievement Partners 
  • Scholastic Curriculum Writer working with producing curriculum (previous)
  • American Heritage Society, Advisory Board for Heritage Education
  • Staff training


  • National Board Certified in English Language Arts: December 2006
  • Who's Who of American High School Teachers: Multiple Years
  • The National Society of High School Scholars - 2007
  • Mensa, International
  • Pi Gamma Mu, honor society for the social sciences

Publishing Background


"Imaginary Cannibals"  Alien Skin Magazine, June/July 2005
"Regret" - Nimue's Grotto,  April 2005
"Dervish" - Alien Skin Magazine,  February/March 2007
"Keeping the Faith"  Apollo's Lyre, January 2007
"Achilles' Womb"  Alien Skin Magazine, August/September 2007
"Path of True Love"  Pen Pricks,  January 2008
"Action, Consequence"  Pen Pricks,  January 2008
"Life in Review"  Pen Pricks,  January 2008
"Not Your Mother's Witch" Flashshots, April 2008
"The In-law" Flashshots, April 2008
"Indebted to the Unknown" Flashshots, April 2008
"Vampires Suck" Morpheus Tales, April 2009
"True Love Rare" -- Crossed Genres, May 2009

"Frame of Reference" -- short story in 2012AD, an anthology from Severed Press.
"Vampires Suck" -- anthologized in Morpheus Tales: The Best Weird Fiction, Volume One



"Theater of Words"   Poetic Diversity, April 2007
"Two Random Moments"  Poetic Diversity, August 2007