Miller 203C

Research Interests

Equity Studies
Gifted Education
Multicultural Education
Qualitative Research Methods
Teacher Education & Research

Teddi Beam-Conroy

Associate Teaching Professor
Elementary Teacher Education Program
PhD in Curriculum and Instruction-Bilingual/Bicultural Education, University of Texas at Austin, August 2013
Master of Arts in Bicultural-Bilingual Education, University of Texas at San Antonio, August 2006
Bachelor of Science with Honors, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, May 1984



Book chapters

Varghese, M., Beam-Conroy, T., Shank, R., & Snyder, R. (2021). “Contexts and complexity: Promoting racial and linguistic justice through bilingual dual language teacher education.). In Superdiversity and teacher education: Supporting teachers in working with culturally, linguistically, and racially diverse students, families, and communities, Li, G., Anderson, J. Hare, J, & McTavish, M. (Eds). Routledge.

Valdez-Zontek, T., Beam-Conroy, T. & Encarnación, N. (2015). “Knowledge that brings us together: University/school district partnerships to improve K-12 ELL instruction.” In University partnerships for community and school system development, Blessinger, P. and Cozza, B., (Eds). Higher Education Teaching and Learning Series. Emerald Group Publishing.

Beam-Conroy, T. & Alvarez McHatton, P. (2015). “Bilingual education and students with dis/abilities and exceptionalities” (2015). In Handbook of bilingual and multicultural education, Wright, W. and Garcia, O., (Eds.) Wiley Blackwell.

Other publications

Beam-Conroy, T. (2017, July 3). “Speaking power to power”: Women of color take lead at Charleena Lyles’ town hall. South Seattle Emerald.

Beam-Conroy, T. (2009). The line between us: Teaching about the border and Mexican immigration, by Bill Bigelow. (Book review). Bilingual Research Journal, (32)1, 101-103. DOI: 10.1080/15235880902966001

Research Division of the Texas Association of the Gifted and Talented. (2008). The State of Gifted Education in Texas.

Beam-Conroy, T. (2001). Bamboozled by the Texas miracle. Rethinking Schools, 16(1), pp. 3 & 18.

Beam-Conroy, T. (1999). By any other name. Cicada, 2(1), pp. 86-94.

New features

The University of Washington today announced a $6 million anonymous gift earmarked to bolster diversity in the education workforce, a key driver in ultimate K-12 student success, especially for students of color.