Dr. Betty Coneway

Betty Coneway, Ph.D.

Dr. Geneva Schaeffer Professor of Education and Social Science

Team Lead Undergraduate Programs

Chairperson of the Graduate Reading Program

Office: Old Main 438
Phone: 806-651-2664

Professional Profile

Dr. Coneway joined the College of Education in the fall of 2013. She received a B.S. in Education from St. Mary of the Plains College, Dodge City, KS in 1980, and her Masters of Education in Reading from West Texas A&M University in 2006. She graduated from Texas Tech University with a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, with a focus on Language and Literacy in 2013.

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Coneway teaches Reading and Early Childhood courses in the Department of Education.

Dr. Coneway is the co-chair of the Dia de los Muertos Committee, and co-sponsor of Kappa Delta Pi- International Honor Society in Education.

Research and Creative Activity 

Dr. Coneway’s research interests include early literacy, strategies for early writing instruction, and dyslexia. She is currently researching the impact of early childhood experiences on at-risk pre-school students.