on Lake Travis in Austin, TX

on Lake Travis in Austin, TX


Scholar, Teacher, poet

Beach has advanced degrees in English, History, Philosophy, and Education. 

He has been an educator for 20 years, teaching students from preschool all the way to university, in Oregon, California, Texas, South Korea, and China.

Beach is currently a Lecturer at the University of Texas, San Antonio.  He is also the director of 21st Century Literacy, which is a non-profit organization focused on literacy education.

Beach's scholarly research focuses on several distinct, but interrelated subjects: The philosophy of knowledge, the science of culture and society, the history and philosophy of education, and literature.  Beach is also a poet. 


"Something knocked in my soul, fever or forgotten wings, and I made my own way, deciphering that fire."  - Pablo Neruda