William Matthew Cantrell

Work History

Work History
Jan 2007 - Present

Teacher

Johnson Central High School

English 100/200 

AP English Literature and Composition

Jan 2011 - Present

Consultant (AP English Literature)

AdvanceKY/National Math & Science initiative

I provide Saturday workshops for Kentucky students in preparation for the AP literature exam

Jun 2015 - Present

Scorer

College Board

I score student responses to the AP English literature exam

Apr 2015 - Present

Scorer

Pearson

I score student responses to state-mandated exams

Feb 2011 - Feb 2013

Reader

Advanceky/national math & science initiative

I scored essays for the Kentucky mock AP English literature exam

Education

Education
Jun 2010 - Dec 2012

Master of Arts in English

Morehead State University
Jun 2008 - Jul 2009

Master of Arts in Education

Union College
Aug 2002 - May 2006

Bachelor of Arts

Morehead State University

Presentations & Workshops

Cantrell, Matt & Jason Wheeler. "American Seminar." Action Research Summit. April 21 2015.

Cantrell, Matt & Jason Wheeler. "Cross-Disciplinary Instruction." Promising Practice Summit. Oct. 24 2014.

Cantrell, Matt. "Headlines: Using the News to Teach Analysis." Professional Development for Johnson county schools. June 2013.

Cantrell, Matt. "Improving Student Commentary in Analytical Writing." Professional Development for Johnson county schools. June 2012.

Cantrell, Matt & Jason Wheeler. "Teaching Reading in History." Professional Development for Johnson county schools. June 2012.

Cantrell, Matt. "'His Portrait I Essay, But Shall Never Hit': Rethinking Claggart in Melville's Billy Budd": Kentucky Philological Association. 

Skills

Skills

Experienced with learning management systems

Blackboard, Moodle, Edmodo, Google Docs